DJI Mavic 2 Pro vs. Mavic 2 Zoom: What’s the difference?

DJI Mavic 2 Pro vs. Mavic 2 Zoom: What's the difference?

The release of the DJI Mavic 2 Pro and DJI Mavic 2 Zoom has raised a lot of questions about what makes these two drones different. Frankly, there is barely any difference except for the camera they each carry.

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Will dog fighting drones dominate the skies in future combat scenarios?

Manned aircraft such as the F-16 Fighting Falcon are fast and agile which make them the perfect candidate for aerial combat. Drones share this same athletic mobility and come in different variations from quadcopters to fixed-wing designs. With this potential, drones could one day fill the skies, taking down manned aircraft and fighting against each other.

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Wireless, in-flight charging allows drones to stay in the air for an infinite amount of time

GET (Global Energy Transmission), a US C-corporation with an engineering center in Russia has developed an inductive charging system that powers up drone batteries mid-flight, allowing them to stay in the air for an indefinite amount of time. Although this appears to be in the early stages of development, it works really well delivering 25 minutes of flight in 6 minutes.

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The DJI Mavic 2: top six features that aren’t getting enough attention

There are a ton of new features, both hardware and software, that DJI has baked into the new Mavic 2 and some are getting a lot more attention than others. New Quickshots like hyperlapse and flight features like Activetrack 2.0 have been covered a countless number of times by pilots on YouTube, but there is plenty more to discuss. With that being said, here are six underrated features that make the Mavic 2 one of the greatest drones you can buy right now.

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Researchers are teaching drones how to autonomously fly through tight spaces

Any drone pilot knows that navigating through tight spaces is tough. Consumer grade drones developed by companies like Skydio and DJI now have the sensors and software that make it possible for their aircraft to dodge obstacles while following a subject, but the team behind the GapFlyt project is upping the ante.

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This college in Florida offers a degree in drone flying

At Pasco-Hernando State College located in Pasco County, Florida is offering a brand new degree for drone pilots looking to turn their hobby into a profession. According to ABC Action News, WFTS Tampa Bay, this program is the first of its kind in the state of Florida. As a current student attending a university with a major in communications who loves flying drones, I am tempted to make the transfer down south.

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