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What causes drone batteries to swell?

Some of my customers have contacted me regarding problems with their batteries swelling up or “puffing”. This problem is not unique to any particular drone or battery, it has more to do with lithium polymer batteries in general but recently the issue came to light with the DJI Mavic 2. […]


Renew your Remote Pilot Certificate for free!

Earlier this summer the FAA launched the Part 107 Small UAS Recurrent exam through the FAA’s FAAST online training portal. This is great news for all drone pilots. The Part 107 Remote Pilot Certificate must be renewed every 24 calendar months and prior to the launch of this new system […]


Remote ID; making sense of the new rule

Brief explanation of Remote ID: The FAA has released a new rule that would require unmanned aircraft weighing over 250g (.55 lbs or 8.8 oz) to broadcast a “remote identification” or “electronic license plate”.  Remote ID is the ability of a drone in flight to provide identification and location information […]


FoxFury Lighting Partners with Autel to Launch a Drone Spotlight for the EVO II

FoxFury Lighting Solutions Partners with Autel Robotics to Launch a Made in the USA Drone Spotlight for the EVO II FoxFury Lighting Solutions launches the D100 Drone Search/Spotlight System for the Autel EVO II aircraft. As part of its expanded partnership with TacSwan and Autel, these new features enable the […]


Autel Evo Series II Available now

Update 03/14/2021: Autel has announced the release of the EVO 2 Dual 640T. This is the radiometric version of the Evo 2 Dual. Better yet, they announced a price reduction to $6900. For a high resolution thermal imaging system with radiometric capabilities, this is amazing! Titletown Drones is taking preorders. […]


DJI Launches the new Matrice 300 RTK Series

May 7, 2020 DJI Launches the all new DJI Matrice 300 RTK Series, TB60 Battery, and H20 Series Camera.DJI’s latest commercial drone platform takes inspiration from modern aviation systems. Offering up to 15 km of transmission distance, up to 55 minutes of flight time, 6 Directional Sensing & Positioning, an […]


Remote ID; My Response

On December 26, 2019 the FAA published a proposed rule referred to as Remote ID. Industry professionals had convened and made their recommendations to the FAA prior to publishing the proposed rule. Unfortunately, the FAA chose to disregard many of the recommendations provided by the committee. The public has an […]


Recreational Drone Pilots: The hobby is about to get more complicated

If you are a recreational drone pilot, your  hobby is about to get a bit more complicated. You may have heard about new legislation that was passed last October, the FAA reauthorization Act of 2018. One section has received little attention but is likely to have a significant impact on […]


Mavic 2 Enterprise Zoom Review

Being a public safety trainer can be exciting, especially when you get early access to the latest tech goodies. Simply put, if you’re a drone enthusiast it’s a great time to be alive. When I saw the Mavic 2 Enterprise (zoom edition) I made arrangements to get one right away. […]