DJI Phantom 4 Drone, Osmo RAW Camera Launched in India

DJI has announced the India availability of the Phantom 4 drone and its Micro Four Thirds (MFT) handheld camera called the Osmo RAW. The products will be available via AVCS Systems India Pvt. Ltd. and is priced at Rs. 1,21,000 (plus taxes) for the Phantom 4 and roughly Rs. 3,00,000 (plus taxes) for the Osmo RAW. AVCS will also handle after sales service for all DJI products. The company launched the Osmo back in November, which featured the Zenmuse X3 camera and now, the Osmo is available with the Zenmuse…

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Wing Failure Blamed for Crash of Google’s Solar-Powered Drone

A massive drone Google was testing as part of a project to provide Internet service with unmanned aircraft instead of satellites crashed after it encountered an updraft and one of its wings failed, US accident investigators have concluded. The Solara 50 had just lifted off from a remote, desert landing strip in New Mexico on May 1 when it began experiencing control problems, according to a report by the National Transportation Safety Board. As a remote pilot attempted to stabilize the plane it hit a thermal updraft that propelled it…

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