This Easy-to-Fly LED Drone Performs Acrobatic Moves

Drones have come a long way in recent years, but if you’re new to the hobby, you probably want to steer away from some of the more advanced, high-end models on the market. You’re better off opting for one that’s a bit more beginner-friendly but still a blast to fly, like the Force1 UFO 4000 LED Quadcopter Drone.
This lightweight, innovative stunt drone is easy to maneuver and can zip around at high speeds. It also lets you do one-touch 360-degree flips and has bright LEDs that emit red, white, and blue lights. Whether you’re an amateur pilot preparing for flight school or a hobbyist just looking to kill some time, this is the perfect stunt drone

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Bono Joins the Zipline Board

U2 frontman and philanthropist Bono has joined the board of medical drone delivery specialists Zipline. After becoming a global superstar with U2, Bono has spent the last twenty or so years working in sustainable development

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Going to INTERGEO and INTERAERIAL? Check Out Some of Our Friends and Sponsors

Going to Stuttgard, Germany next week?  INTERGEO is one of the largest shows of it’s kind, focused on geodesy, geoinformation and land management.  They’re expecting over 18,000 attendees and 680 exhibitors – and as commercial drones have risen to be a significant aspect of the industry, INTERAERIAL SOLUTIONS is the intern ational drone show part […] The post Going to INTERGEO and INTERAERIAL? Check Out Some of Our Friends and Sponsors appeared first on DRONELIFE

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'Why I'm using a drone to stop Heathrow flights' – BBC News

‘Why I’m using a drone to stop Heathrow flights’  BBC NewsBungling Heathrow drone protesters get signal JAMMED by police  The SunLondon Heathrow appears to jam drone signals to stop climate protests  INSIDERHeathrow drone protest: Two held over climate change action  BBC NewsLondon police arrest 5 for role in planning Friday drone protest at Heathrow Airport  USA TODAYView full coverage on Google News

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Russian activist saves data from police with drone

An activist in Siberia flew his hard disks to a friend by drone when police came knocking at his door.

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