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DroneRise – New Phantom photos, InterDrone, Little Ripper and more…

Good morning, here we are with yesterday’s headlines. First, we have some new photos of the two silver Phantom drones that we have seen before. The ones with the interchangeable lenses. DJI claims that these are one-off for a commercial customer. Many of our readers say that is BS and that these photos may indeed show the new Phantom 5. As you can see in the new photos, the drone itself looks very much like the Phantom 4 series. Maybe these are just test camera/gimbals for the upcoming Phantom 5 that are being tested on the Phantom 4 body. What do you think? Furthermore, I am at InterDrone the next couple of days and will try to keep you up-to-date with the latest news and insights from the commercial drone industry. Enjoy!

Yesterday’s headlines

Today’s video

In July some massive swells hit famous surf spot Nias. Not only did the surfers catch some amazing rides, so did the drone pilot in this video. He caught some amazing aerial footage of the historic swell. Posted on YouTube by Surfer. Check it out. Oh, btw… check out this guy @2:02. Ouch!

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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