InterDrone Stories September 12

Impossible Aerospace first showed their new drone the US-1 at InterDrone last week. What sets this drone apart from all other quadcopters, is its 2-hour flight time. This unmanned aircraft is uniquely designed with the batteries forming an integral part of its structure. As a result, the drone can fit many more batteries and thus achieve its extra long flight time. A little background information on the company and its founder may explain this radical approach to the design of the drone. The US start-up Impossible Aerospace was founded by former Tesla module battery design engineer Spencer Gore in 2016. The Sunnyvale, California-based company has received $9.4 million in a Series A funding to develop the drone.

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InterDrone Stories September 6

This morning InterDrone started with the Grand Opening keynote address from Dan Elwell, the Acting Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). During his speech, Elwell reiterated that “the FAA is open for business.” InterDrone will run until Friday and is taking place at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

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InterDrone Stories September 5

Right at the start of the InterDrone show in Las Vegas, Parrot introduces two new drones; the ANFI Work and the senseFly eBee X. Let’s take a look at the ANAFI Work first. As the name implies, the drone is geared towards the commercial drone market. The drone features 4K HDR video and a 21 MP camera to take high-resolution images.  It features a new gimbal design with 2 mechanical axes and 1 digital axis for stabilized video footage. One of the features that set the ANAFI apart is the 90 degrees upward tilting camera, which can be very helpful for inspections of buildings and bridges.

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InterDrone is about to get started in Las Vegas. Tomorrow morning at 9:45 am PST the Grand Opening keynotes will start. First, we have Dan Elwell, who is the Acting Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Followed by Michael Chasen, the CEO of PrecisionHawk. InterDrone runs from Wednesday 9/4 until Friday 9/7 and DroneDJ is present to bring you the news and industry insights from the event, that markets itself as the largest commercial drone event in North America.

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InterDrone Stories July 10

This year, InterDrone will host the fourth annual ‘Women in Drones’ networking event during the show in Las Vegas this year. The luncheon for women in the commercial drone industry will take place at the Rio Hotel on Thursday, September 6, from 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm.

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InterDrone Stories June 29

The world’s largest drone-maker, DJI announced that they will exhibit at InterDrone, the industry’s largest dedicated commercial UAV show, in Las Vegas this year. It will be DJI Enterprise’s first major presence at the expo with a 40 x 40-foot booth as part of their big push into the commercial drone market. The event will take place from September 5-7 at the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas.

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