DJI to stop support for some Phantom models – is your drone affected?

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Here’s some important news for longtime DJI Phantom users. The technology giant has announced the end of service (EOS) timeline for select Phantom drone models and their accessories.

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‘Smelling’ drones may put bomb-sniffing dogs out of work

University researchers have developed a “smelling” sensor that – once mounted on a drone or robotic vehicle – could replace sniffer dogs in the dangerous work of identifying threats with their snouts.

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ParaZero SafeAir parachute system tested on DJI Phantom

With the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) considering to loosen the regulations for flying drones over people, drone parachutes have become of greater interest to many drone pilots. Recently we wrote about how Indemnis Nexus parachute met the strict safety standards. Today, we have two videos that show the ParaZero SafeAir parachute system tested by Billy Kyle and Ready Set Drone.

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The consumer electronics hall of fame: DJI Phantom drone

The DJI Phantom drone is the unmanned aircraft that catapulted DJI to become the dominant drone manufacturer. Frank Wang who was still a student at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology when he co-founded DJI in 2006. Even now when we are in the later stages of the Phantom 4 lifecycle, the Phantom is still the drone that does it all for a very reasonable price.