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DroneRise – drone finds missing man, FCC, DJI’s announcement, WSJ, moral injuries for drone pilots and more…

Good morning, here are the headlines you may have missed. We have the latest DJI FCC filing for you. A long read story in the NYT Magazine about drone pilots who sustain ‘moral injuries’ after flying drones in war zones. A great search and rescue story where a 75-year-old missing man is found with the help of a drone. DJI’s announcement. A foil paddleboard video and more… So, let’s jump in!

Yesterday’s headlines

Today’s video

Today’s video shows off paddleboard surfer who uses a foil standup paddleboard to shred the waves that break over the lava reef on the Big Island of Hawai’i. Enjoy!

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Haye Kesteloo is the Editor in Chief and Main Writer at DroneDJ, where he covers all drone related news and writes product reviews. He also contributes to the other sites in the 9to5Mac group such as; 9to5Mac, 9to5Google, 9to5Toys and Electrek. Haye can be reached at or @hayekesteloo