NEW RELEASE: Esprit Model Jeti Telemetry Sensor Altimeter MAlti EX

Jeti Telemetry Sensor Altimeter MAlti EX

The Jeti MAlti from Esprit Model is a very sensitive pressure sensor that can be used to measure atmospheric pressure. With this information, it can then calculate the altitude above sea level, temperature, and air pressure. The sensor can also be used to generate alerts if any programmed alarm threshold is exceeded. For the best results,  the sensor needs to ... Read More »

NEW RELEASE: Turnigy Fabrikator 3D Printer

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Will 2015 be the year that 3D printers become ubiquitous? HobbyKing is out to make that a reality with the release of their Turnigy Fabrikator. Touted as the best value for money printer on the market, this quality 3D printer includes many of the features of printers costing three times as much and makes 3D printing available to anyone with ... Read More »

INDUSTRY NEWS: An Interview with Hobbico at the Weak Signals Show In Toledo, OH

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Hobbico released the new Hubsan X4 Pro and Dromida FPV at the Toledo Show and Joe Papa from the Multirotor Podcast was there to get the scoop. Listen to his interview below: For more interviews and episodes from The Multirotor Podcast please subscribe on iTunes HERE Read More »

NEW RELEASE: 3DR Launches Solo: The Smart Drone

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2015 is shaping up to be a very exciting year for drones and aerial media. 3D Robotics recently announced their latest product as “Solo: The Smart Drone”. Interestingly, it will be available starting in May, here in North America at over 500 Best Buy locations, B&H, Fry’s, REI, InMotion and Empire RC. In Canada, it will be available in Best Buy ... Read More »

INDUSTRY NEWS: AMA Receives $300,000 Grant From ALCOA Foundation To Grow Stem Education Program

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The Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA), the world’s largest organization representing those who fly model aircraft for recreation and educational purposes, has been awarded $300,000 from the Alcoa Foundation for the “STEM Takes Flight” initiative. This project will help expand AMA’s work to promote education and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), and is estimated to impact ... Read More »

NEW RELEASE: HobbyKing Turnigy ActionCam

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Looking for the perfect HD action camera? The Turnigy HD ActionCam is the perfect solution for recording awesome video whether used on land, in the air or under the water.The small and compact Turnigy Action Camera range is the complete solution to record all your RC related videos and is ideal for use with quadcopter/multirotor/aircraft aerial video, aerial photography and ... Read More »

INDUSTRY NEWS: DJI Announces the Phantom 3!

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DJI has just announced the latest product in the Phantom line-up. Dubbed surprisingly enough the Phantom 3, the most outstanding new feature looks to be the three axis, gimbal stabilized video camera that is designed expressly for this Quadcopter. Two different versions of the Phantom 3 will be available and the main difference will be in the camera specifications. The ... Read More »

INDUSTRY NEWS: New Drone Business Started by Police Officers

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Per a report in the Mansfield News Journal (http://www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/) Ryan Anschutz and John Bartolucci, Mansfield police officers, recently formed HYSight Technologies to provide unmanned aerial vehicles (drones)for law enforcement, fire and public safety agencies. “These are going to save a bunch of lives all around the country,” Anschutz said. Bartolucci offered examples. “This can reduce the time it takes to find ... Read More »

INDUSTRY NEWS: Amimon CONNEX: An Innovative Zero-Latency Wireless HD Video Transmission Solution for Aerial Drones

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CONNEX, Amimon’s new high-performance wireless HD video link for multirotor drone platforms, is a breakthrough transmission solution that makes it easy and affordable for professional drone users to outfit virtually any size and shape aerial drone with long-range full-HD video transmission capabilities. The innovative plug-and-fly CONNEX features unique video modem technology and zero latency. It utilizes robust 5GHz transmission frequency with sophisticated ... Read More »