DJI Welcomes FAA-Commissioned Report Analyzing Drone Safety Near People

DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, welcomes today’s report from the Alliance for System Safety of UAS through Research Excellence (ASSURE), the FAA’s designated Center of Excellence, which establishes that small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) are far more safe to operate around people than earlier models had assumed.

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DJI could release a drone smaller than the Mavic Pro on 24 May – HardwareZone.com.sg

DJI has sent out media invites for an event on 24 May in New York City where it could launch a new drone that is smaller than the Mavic Pro.

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Drone came 75ft from EasyJet plane landing at Edinburgh Airport – Edinburgh Evening News

A collision between a drone and an EasyJet aircraft landing at Edinburgh Airport was “only avoided by providence”, investigators reported today.

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As DJI dominates camera and commercial drone sales, drone funding falls | The Robot Report – tracking news about the business of robotics

According to AgFunder’s 2016 AgTech Investing Report (supported by The Robot Report’s own research), 2016 drone funding fell 64% from 2015 levels. Also, the types of UAS companies that got funded weren’t drone makers.

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