New cybersecurity risk audit gives clean chit to DJI Mavic 3, Mini 2, Air 2S drones

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So, here’s some good news for DJI drone users who regularly find themselves getting perplexed by reports of a purported “Chinese drone spy threat.” A new independent audit of DJI Mavic 3, Mini 2, and Air 2S drones, as well as the DJI Fly app for iOS and Android, has found that the products fulfill key cybersecurity and privacy protection requirements established by both the US and Europe.

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Skyports inks eVTOL vertiport partnership in Latin America

UK electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft infrastructure specialist Skyports is teaming up with multinational private airport operator Corporación América Airports (CAAP) to develop a network of vertiports across Latin America.

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DJI’s latest Mavic 3 quadcopter hits $1,549 all-time low in rare refurb sale (Save $650)

DJI’s official eBay storefront is now discounting its latest flagship drone. Dropping the in-house refurbished Mavic 3 Quadcopter to its lowest price ever, the recent release now starts at $1,549 shipped. Down from the original $2,199 price tag you’d more regularly pay, today’s offer amounts to $650 in savings alongside delivering the best discount yet. It’s $200 below our previous mention and only the second chance to save on a refurbished model. Those who would rather go the new condition route can also save on the drone at $2,049, down by $150 from the usual price tag.

DJI’s most capable consumer drone yet arrives as the new Mavic 3 following its launch late last year. The 13-gram package features a new CMOS Hasselblad camera with 5.1K video recording capabilities and marks the first drone in the brand’s stable to transmit 1080p live feeds to the included RC Pro Controller. Other notable features include a 46-minute flight time per battery, and improved object avoidance. Includes a full 2-year warranty. Dive into our hands-on review over at DroneDJ and then head below for more.

Matternet begins production of FAA-certified delivery drones in US 

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted a production certificate to California-based Matternet for its M2 delivery drone. This makes Matternet the first and, at present, the only company able to produce certified delivery drones in the US.

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Leaked DJI Mini 3 images suggest nearing launch of a step-down version of the Pro drone

Hot on the heels of the rollout of its more affordable Mavic 3 Classic last month, DJI looks poised to replicate the same step-down strategy of its drone development with a rumored Mini 3 launch.

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Skypersonic delivers NASA’s remotely flown drone for simulated Mars mission

Remotely piloted drone tech and services company Skypersonic has made delivery of its specially designed and tested hardware and software package to NASA for use in a year-long simulated Mars mission.

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