Photographer Stuck in Vietnam After Flying with Recalled MacBook Pro – Photography Article

Here’s one last PSA for any photographer using a 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro made between September 2015 and February 2017: if you haven’t checked your serial number to see if your battery has been recalled, do so ASAP. Not only are you putting yourself in danger, you might end up stranded in a foreign country, like British travel photographer Julian Elliott. According to The Independent, Elliott is currently stuck in Vietnam because, after successfully flying into the country with his…

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Do NOT Weaponize Your Drone, FAA Warns – Photography Article

The FAA has published a notice and is sending out emails warning drone owners and the general public that weaponizing drones is illegal. The notice, published yesterday and titled “Drones and Weapons, A Dangerous Mix,” warns that it’s not just firearms on drones that will put you on the wrong side of the law — other “dangerous items” will too. “Perhaps you’ve seen online photos and videos of drones with attached guns, bombs, fireworks, flamethrowers, and other dangerous items,” the…

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FAA Bans Some 15-Inch MacBook Pros from Flying Due to Battery Recall – Photography Article

If you own one of the 15-inch MacBook Pros that was part of Apple’s recent battery recall, you’ll want to get the battery replaced before you try and take it on a flight. The FAA has confirmed that all affected MacBook Pros are banned from flying until and unless the battery is replaced by Apple. In case you missed the news, Apple recalled a “limited number” of 15-inch, mid-2015 Retina MacBook Pros back in June after it was brought to…

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Amazon should be excited about the FAA’s latest milestone for drones – Aerial Photography Article

Amazon should be excited about the FAA’s latest milestone for drones  Mashable Amazon’s plans to launch a drone delivery *service* in the United States are slowly inching forward. The Federal Aviation Administration just announced an … >> Osmo Pocket vs. Osmo Mobile 2: Which One Should You Buy? Source link Share Tweet Share Pin Email amazon drones faa Tech Transportation This is only a snippet of a Aerial Photography Article written by edupin Source link

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First U.S. FAA-approved ‘beyond-line-of-sight’ drone flight completed – Aerial Photography Article

First U.S. FAA-approved ‘beyond-line-of-sight’ drone flight completed  Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Friday it had approved the first drone flight beyond the operator’s sight line, a major … >> Osmo Pocket vs. Osmo Mobile 2: Which One Should You Buy? Source link Share Tweet Share Pin Email Aerospace / Defense (Legacy) Aerospace and Defense (TRBC) Airport Services (TRBC) Company News Department Stores (TRBC) drones Europe faa Internet / World Wide Web Products / Services regulation…

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Drone Infrastructure Flying Through Critical Urban Testing – Aerial Photography Article

Drone Infrastructure Flying Through Critical Urban Testing  KUNR Public Radio These days, drones are everywhere–from the ones you can buy at your local Costco to news drones giving birds’ eye views of sporting events. Soon, you’ll. >> Osmo Pocket vs. Osmo Mobile 2: Which One Should You Buy? Source link Share Tweet Share Pin Email drones faa Nasa Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems urban drones This is only a snippet of a Aerial Photography Article written by edupin Source link

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US Drone Pilots Can Now Get Near-Real Time FAA Airspace Authorization – Photography Article

If you’re a recreational drone user in the United States, there’s cause to celebrate. Yesterday, the FAA announced that they have expanded their LAANC system to include recreational drone pilots, allowing users to get “near-real time” approval to fly in controlled airspace, as long as you stay below 400ft. The LAANC system (which is short for Low Altitude Authorization and Capability) is a collaboration between the FAA and FAA-Approved UAS Service Suppliers (USS) that “automates the application and approval process…

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DJI Makes Formal Complaint Against BBC Over ‘Biased’ Drone Coverage – Photography Article

Drone maker DJI—the self-proclaimed “world leader in civilian drones”—has lodged a formal complaint against the BBC over two different pieces of investigative reporting on drones and drone safety. The complaint surrounds two programs: BBC Panorama’s “The Gatwick Drone Attack” that aired on April 15th, and BBC Horizon’s “Britain’s Next Air Disaster? Drones,” that aired July 1st. The first focused on a well-publicized incident at Gatwick Airport where drones forced the airport to close, costing millions and leading to a military…

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