Should you wait for the DJI Mavic 3 or buy another drone for the holidays?

mavic 3 vs. 2 pro

DJI is on the cusp of launching the highly anticipated Mavic 3 prosumer drone with astounding flight time and an upgraded camera system. If you’re in the market for a drone for yourself or someone you know for the holidays, should the upcoming announcement affect your shopping decision?

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Watch drone video of beached trawler battered by storm waves

The swells involved may not have been the kind of 20- to 30-foot bashers that pummel fear into boaters confronting them at open sea. But the moderately whipped waves captured in a drone video shot at New Jersey’s Island Beach State Park recently do provide an idea of how helpless ships become when trapped in the crosshairs of the ocean’s surging power.

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NASA joins California firefighters to see how drones help with wildfires

Between the Dixie, Caldor, McCash, and Windy fires, Northern California has been witnessing a busy wildfire season. And this time, the firefighters on the ground are being shadowed by a crew from NASA. Their aim? To watch and learn how drones help to battle the blazes from above.

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NY’s Thruway Authority and NUAIR to test drone inspections of state highway infrastructure

The New York State Thruway Authority, which manages New York’s 570-mile toll highway system, says it will begin testing drone technology for infrastructure inspections in partnerships with UAV nonprofit organization Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance (NUAIR).

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French partners develop water-launched naval UAV

Two French companies are getting closer to perfecting an asset that will allow naval forces to launch small UAVs from the surface of – or beneath – the bodies of water they’re patrolling. The French maritime defense company, Naval Group, has teamed up with the Toulouse-based drone startup Diodon to adapt a specialized, compact UAV for…

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Skydio 2 update improves autonomous return behavior, wifi pairing, height ceiling, more

Skydio 2 pilots have a feature-packed software release awaiting their drones today. Version 15.10 introduces new flight safety features and usability improvements that will enhance the ownership experience.

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