Autel Robotics makes four lightweight drone launches in one day

Autel drones
(Image credit: Autel)

Autel Robotic’s Chinese parent company has finally announced its entry into the lightweight drone space with the new Autel Nano, after a rapidly accelerating rumor mill spilled many of the beans.

Coming in under the 250g limit set by the FAA and European agencies for registration makes selling drones to enthusiasts and professionals easier (no one likes red tape), and they’re safer to operate. 

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Adam Juniper
Managing Editor

With over 20 years of expertise as a tech journalist, Adam brings a wealth of knowledge across a vast number of product categories, including timelapse cameras, home security cameras, NVR cameras, photography books, webcams, 3D printers and 3D scanners, borescopes, radar detectors… and, above all, drones. 

Adam is our resident expert on all aspects of camera drones and drone photography, from buying guides on the best choices for aerial photographers of all ability levels to the latest rules and regulations on piloting drones. 

He is the author of a number of books including The Complete Guide to Drones, The Smart Smart Home Handbook, 101 Tips for DSLR Video and The Drone Pilot's Handbook