The Visuo XS809H-W-HD-G resembles the DJI Mavic and fun to fly but from what I read, do not expect high quality video nor GPS stabilisation. Priced at RM168.50 in 11 Street, the Visuo would certainly be another fun beginner drone for those of you who are looking for some sophistication in their starter drones and yet simple and affordable enough to fly. It is a large-scale quadcopter to train with and get to grips with a transmitter and have fun.
Product battery: 3,7V 900mAh
Charging time: About 10mins
R/C range: 80-100m
Camera: 2MP 720P wide angle, 0.3MP


DJI Zenmuse XT2 Camera

DJI and FLIR had worked in partnership to create the Zenmuse XT2 which is a dual sensor thermal imaging camera designed for commercial applications. It is equipped with a FLIR Tau 2 thermal sensor and a 4K visual camera thereby enabling a split screen view of thermal data as well as live view. This is a significant technological advancement especially for operators who require real live images as well as thermal imaging. The DJI Zenmuse XT2 was innovated for use by firefighters, search and rescue operations, energy inspections and infrastructure monitoring. Fly Safe Fly Responsibly

Join the next generation of commercial drone solutions with the DJI Zenmuse XT2. By pairing the FLIR Tau 2’s thermal…

Drones to Help Fight Fire

Aerones, a Latvian based drone company, developed a drone that could assist firefighters help fight fire. While most fire fighters are only equipped with a 100 foot ladder, these drones can lift a fire hose up to almost a 1000 feet. The other advantage would be that the drones can be deployed in densely populated areas that may not be accessible to fire-trucks. Although still in the development stage, Aerones plans to fly these drones for longer periods using a tethered power supply. They have currently come up with two models that is the Superfast and the Fast drones. The former is equipped with 28 propellers and able to lift 441 lbs to a height of about 1000 ft. The Fast drone, equipped with 36 propellers can lift 661 lbs to a height of 1,640 ft. Check out the video below.
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Source: Tech Insider

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LED Propellers for DJI Mavic Pro

Ledpropeller is currently offering LED lighted propellers for the DJI Mavic Pro. A strip containing 5 LED lights are attached at the bottom of each props so that they are visible from the ground. They are powered by a separate battery that can be replaced. Looks great especially when flying at night. Haven’t seen it in stores in Malaysia yet, but perhaps it’s just a matter of time. They are available online for US$23.56 at…
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The Most Expensive Drone and a High Speed Camera

The Staff at Brain Farm Cinema managed to attach the Phantom Flex 4K (a high-speed camera) onto a commercial drone, the AERIGON Mk II; and shot some amazing footage. This may not sound too exciting until you realise that the Phantom Flex 4K weighs around 13.6 kg (or 30 lbs). Equipped with the AERIGON IAG 3 Gimbal it forms the AERIGON system, the only premium off-the-shelf cinema drone in the market. The cost was upwards of $250,000 qualifying it as the most expensive drone apart from military ones perhaps. It took them quite a while to put it all together.   Check out the video below.  Fly Safe and Fly Responsibly

Drones to Fly on Battlefields

The US National Defense Magazine states that the US Marine Corps will be issuing quad-copters to all squads to enable aerial view and assist in mapping terrain data. For this purpose, the Marines acquired the Mk-2 GEN3-A0 drone which apparently is a highly agile quad-copter that could be even hand launched. It secures data by directly sending it to the pilot instead of saving it on an on-board memory. The 0.5kg (1.2lbs) drone has a flight endurance of up-to 30 mins and can reach speeds of up to 48.3 kmh (35 mph). It can travel up to about 1.93 km (1.2 miles) and withstand wind speeds of up to 48.3 kmh (30 mph). Pretty awesome drone to have. Fly safe, fly responsibly
Source: Thomas Luna, WE TALKUAV


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Counter Unmanned Aerial System (CUAS)

The long awaited 2018 Winter Olympics is currently on-going in Pyeongchang, S Korea. Apart from the usual focus on security threat; the latest threat comes from drones which has become a major concern. With numerous athletes, spectators and heads of state, the S Korean authorities have made threats from drones as the latest possible and potential danger. The threat is not only from the possible payloads the drones may carry, example explosives or and other hazardous cargo, but also from the numerous hobbyist and armature drone pilots attempting to fly over the Olympic events that will be taking place. The thought of drones crashing into each other and safety concerns are quite real.

DJI had taken the initiative to implement a no-fly zone around stadiums and sporting arenas where the Olympic games will be held. This is not the first time they have carried this out. They had implemented the same restriction during the Euro 2016 soccer games in France, both major party conventions ahead of the 2016 U.S. presidential election, and the G7 Summit in Japan.

To achieve drone security, Counter Unmanned Aerial System (CUAS) has been initiated. Drones can now be captured by a number of ways such as nets (from another drone), signal jammers and worst-case scenario shooting them down.
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