Leading small unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) manufacturer DJI has committed to installing surveillance receivers on new models weighing more than 250 grams by 2020, a safety measure intended to make drone pilots aware of nearby manned aircraft transmitting their position. DJI announced the commitment May 22 as part of a 10-point “Elevating Safety” plan the company released, which contains steps that DJI plans to take, as well as recommendations for other drone companies and ...

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