San Francisco Stories March 31, 2020
San Francisco Stories February 24, 2020
The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco has always been a much-loved photography subject. And now, with drones becoming smaller, increasingly capable, and ever more affordable, even more people are using their unmanned aircraft to photograph the famous landmark. Most of these flights, however, are illegal drone flights, and there have also been several drones that crashed into and onto the renowned bridge causing dangerous situations for motorists.
San Francisco Stories September 10, 2018
Last Saturday, during a drone inspection of a cracked window of the sinking Millennium Tower in San Francisco, the aircraft suddenly fell out of the sky. Apparently, the unmanned aircraft system (UAS) had lost its GPS connection and drifted across the street into another building before it came crashing down. It almost hit pedestrians who were walking on the sidewalk below. It is unconfirmed what kind of drone was involved but the footage seems to show a DJI Phantom series UAS.
San Francisco Stories October 29, 2017
SFGate reported, that yesterday a second DJI store opened in San Francisco at the Westfield mall. The store looks more like a kiosk-type setup but DJI spokesman Micheal Oldenburg said it is a permanent setup and not just a temporary set-up in time to cash in on the holiday shopping season.