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CAA Clarifies No additional restrictions for DJI Matrice M210 series

Today the Civil Aviation Authority released a statement regarding the DJI Matrice M210 series drones following a statement earlier this week from DJI. Following some isolated incidents involving the Matrice M210 series, the subsequent DJI investigation pointed to water being the culprit, our previous article about this can be read here. See below for the … Continued

30th May 2019

DJI suspect Matrice M200 v1 incidents are due to water infiltration

Following a small number of ESC incidents surrounding the marketing leading Matrice M200 series v1 enterprise level drone, DJI have today issued a formal statement in response to the reported issues.   DJI Statement On M200 v1 Series ESC Incidents Since the reporting of a small number of M200 series incidents, DJI has treated these … Continued

24th May 2019

Parrot Anafi Thermal – the ultimate compact thermal inspection drone

Parrot Anafi Thermal In years gone by even considering having a thermal team as part of your everyday inspection crew might have seemed like something of a luxury item. With expensive equipment coupled with the demand for specialist training, having access to this crucial data might have been considered too much of a stretch for … Continued

17th May 2019

The Flyability Elios 2 caged inspection drone has lift off

Flyability Elios 2 – To boldly go where no drone has gone before…   When you think of aerial inspections some of the most common applications that spring to mind might involve wide open spaces with plenty of room to manoeuvre, such as large buildings, power lines, solar farms, construction sites and so. However, there’s … Continued

9th May 2019

DJI Releases New Firmware Update for Smart Controller

DJI has announced a new firmware update for the DJI Smart Controller which sees a number of bug fixes and a host of new features, including compatibility with the DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise and the DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual. Official Release Notes Date: 2019.04.25 Smart Controller Firmware: v01.00.0530 DJI GO 4 App: v4.3.16 DJI … Continued

26th April 2019

Matrice 200 Series V2: What’s New & Should You Upgrade?

When DJI first announced the original Matrice 200 Series back in February 2017, it was seen as a clear commitment by the company towards the professional or ‘enterprise’ sector. We’d already seen the Matrice 600 which was clearly targeting the broadcast and filmmaking communities, but with the majority of DJI’s fleet still mostly within the … Continued

24th April 2019

How Drones Helped Stop the Notre Dame Fire

Amidst the devastating fire that ripped through the Notre-Dame de Paris, one small positive news story emerged as UAV technology came to the fore to help save this centrepiece of Parisian culture. Of course, the greatest credit has to go to the heroic firefighters who bravely tackled the fire on all fronts as the cathedral … Continued

18th April 2019