In a European first, DJI drone inspects Airbus A330 aircraft outdoors

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While it’s important to check out recently flown airplanes for any signs of damages or defects, aircraft inspection is a process riddled with many challenges. The aviation industry wants to modernize this system with smart, automatic drones. And in Europe, one company has achieved a major milestone by completing a fully automated outdoor airport drone inspection of a commercial aircraft at an active airfield.

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Drone rescues lost grandfather who otherwise ‘didn’t stand a chance’

Drones have been used to make countless deliveries in recent years, but a case in Wales took that service to another level when a police craft returned a missing elderly man to his panicked family.

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DJI Matrice 300 RTK heads Europe’s largest-ever drone rescue mission

When Norway was struck in the wee hours of December 30, 2020, by the biggest landslide disaster in its history, responders scrambled to launch what wound up becoming a record-setting rescue operation. As they did, powerful surveillance applications of DJI Matrice 300 RTK drones deployed above the area allowed those workers to more effectively locate and save survivors – and at far reduced risk of becoming victims themselves in the process.

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Pfizer, WeRobotics partner to deliver COVID-19 vaccines by drone

Drone company WeRobotics has announced it has been selected to work with Pfizer to develop a new drone to deliver COVID-19 vaccines. The pharmaceutical company has chosen to develop the cargo drone from DJI’s new Matrice 300 drone platform.

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Drone Rescue launches parachute system for DJI Matrice 300

Today, Drone Rescue launched its parachute system for the DJI Matrice 300 RTK enterprise drone, making operations even safer. The DRS-M300 parachute adds an extra layer of peace of mind for drone pilots in case the drone goes down for some reason.

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FoxFury announces new lighting system for Matrice 300 drone

Lighting company FoxFury has just announced its new line of lighting mounts designed for the new DJI Matrice 300 and older Matrice 210 drones. The new system will allow the previously mentioned drones to perform low light inspections and search and rescue operations.

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