DJI removes Mini 2 drone from US and Canada Amazon stores ahead of reported Mini 3 release [Update: It’s back]

Noticed by DJI leaker Jasper Ellens first, DJI has mysteriously removed its Mini 2 drone from the US and Canada Amazon stores. This could presumably be ahead of the rumored release of the Mini 3 Pro drone.

Update: After publishing, the Mini 2 returned to DJI’s Amazon stores in both the US and Canada after being off for about two days.

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Ducklings rescued from a storm drain by police with help from a DJI Mini 2

We’ve seen law enforcement use drones in many different ways to keep the peace or search and rescue, but now you can add saving ducklings from a storm drain to that list.

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DJI releases firmware upgrade for Mini 2 drone and new Terra version

Drone maker DJI’s update-o-rama continued Wednesday with the release of (yet another) firmware upgrade ­– this time for the Mini 2 – and a new version of its DJI Terra uber-mapping solution. Those two bring the company’s software revisions to five this week alone.

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Litchi for iOS now fully supports DJI Mini 2, Mini SE drones

Litchi for iOS, one of the top automated drone flying apps on the market, has added support for DJI’s most popular and affordable beginner drones: the Mini 2 and Mini SE. Additionally, preliminary support for the DJI Air 2S drone has also been added.

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187 DJI Mini 2 drones en route to Ukraine courtesy Dutch volunteer group

Eyes on Ukraine, a Dutch volunteer group, says it’s bringing 187 DJI Mini 2 drones to Ukraine so “we all can see” what Russia is doing to the East European nation. The group says it will strive to get as many drones as possible in the air over Kyiv and all other places in Ukraine where fighting is going on “so the truth will not perish in this war.”

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Is DJI preparing a spate of new drone activity this spring?

The antennae of drone watchers have started twitching again after drone pilot and DJI leak conduit OsitaLV tweeted claims the company will discount its Air 2 drone while it undertakes previously rumored development a new Mini 3.

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