I Watched Training Videos, Flew for First Time, Crashed

  You didn’t need to attend a class where you would be taught how to fly a drone before you could fly one. I mean, we are in an advanced world now where answers to our questions are lying in our hands. All we needed to do was just to tap the right buttons, and we get the solutions and answers to whatever we need.   “You know, Jude, to fly a drone is very easy, man.” Read More …

All I Wanted was to Start Flying, Live Instruction Helped

  “Flying a drone is a simple thing to do, but it’s also tricky,” Mr. Mark, the drone class instructor said while we watched him in the open field. “Once you get the underlying logic in flying a drone, it’s as easy as eating pizza. But if you don’t understand all the terms and tricks involved in flying one, it would fuck you up so bad that you would wonder why it is so hard.”   But Read More …

We Needed a Drone for Hiking Trips to Make Youtube Videos

Susan and Jeffrey had begun a vlog on youtube, documenting how they spend their weekends. It started six weeks ago and ever since then, they had gone from Parks to camps, museum, and more. The idea this weekend was to do something different as they had to consider their energy, time and budget. Who knew it could get exhausting so easily. But the youtube page had already begun to do well so stopping at that point wasn’t Read More …

Ultimate Guide to Drones

  What is a drone? Drones are unmanned aircraft which are also termed as UAS (Unmanned Aerial System) or UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle). They are available in the market with automatic program or remote-control system. They are mainly used for recreational activity but drone owners can also use it for aerial video making, photography, for inspecting industrial towers or building, to carry cargo or to track the wildlife. The drone industry is growing gradually which will lead Read More …

I Flew my Drone to get Good Views

I loved drones; I loved the feeling of owning one; the feeling of flying one in the sky, the feeling of watching it as it lifts off the ground and flies into the sky like a plane. The feeling gave me joy and satisfaction each time I flew one. It had this sweet and satisfying feeling to it that I wouldn’t want to drop it.   The obsession I had with drones was undeniable and visible that Read More …

My Experience Flying a Drone in Seattle was an Adventure

  I am a man of peace and freedom since my childhood days. I’ve always advocated for the freedom to do whatever I want even though I don’t always get it. I am a fun filled person, and I love to explore my fun time to the fullest without hesitation or being told what to do or what not to do.   Simply put, I hate being restricted to the extent that staying in a classroom for Read More …

I Flew a New High-Spec Drone Racing with Job on the Line

  We are at the end of 2018. 2019 will soon begin. As far as I can say, technology is showing no signs of slowing down. Seriously, being an engineer working for a huge company which manufactures drones just tells me that message. We have been making drones for quite some time now. Our drones are used all over the world, and the quality that we provide is unmatched. And people have appreciated our work.   Now, Read More …

My Hiking Experience with Drone Following Taking Video

  The day was a Tuesday, and it won’t stop raining. It was a wonderful week for my career as I finally got the chance to show my favorite firm what I’ve got. I have been applying for that post for a very long time, and they finally asked me to come over and present myself digitally on that Tuesday. It was scheduled for 9 AM in the morning, and I have prepared myself from the preceding Read More …

I Built a Cool Drone with a Kit, Propellers and All

I was just convinced that the second I brought a hundred dollars drone into the house, it’d be lucky if it survived twenty-four hours. That’s how I came up with my bright idea. With my birthday a few weeks before Christmas, I asked for a drone myself. But not any kind of expensive drone. Instead, I bought a kit for building your drone. Yes, I had done my research as well as the kids. And I knew Read More …

I Flew my Drone in India Spying and Listening to Strangers

Flying drones was my greatest hobby, and while I was staying in that country, I did not doubt that I would be flying quite a lot. So even from the insides of the plane, as I stared out the window, I was lost in a silly illusion of my drone flying alongside the plane. Imagine the view, imagine the thrill. Am I witnessing the future? Is that where drones are heading? Are we in the right track Read More …

I Flew Drone in Dallas Taking Video with First-Person View

  As of late 2018, flying drones has become extremely popular worldwide. Particularly, in the United States, every time you leave your house and walk sometimes, it’s very likely you’ll spot a drone up in the sky. If you go to your local park, you might even catch an amateur drone race. And if you visit a national park of any sort, it’s highly probable you’ll catch sight of more than a handful of drones.   I Read More …

My Drone Propeller Broke and Hit the Ground with a Crunch

  “It’s a propeller,” Carlos said, rolling his R sound. “It worked for your glasses, so it should work for your drone, right?” Though Carlos was Hispanic, he had just learned to roll his tongue, and he did so whenever he could. Arnold pushed up his glasses again, noticing the tape wrapped around them this time and sighing.   “But my glasses don’t fly.” Carlos stuck out his tongue and bit down a little like he did Read More …

Drone Crash Propellers Tangled in Hair Distracted Pilot

“Did you ever register for that drone expo, man?” Vignesh said as Aaron squeezed in close to the singer’s face. “She’s good,” Aaron said, staring at the monitor on his drone and fantasizing.   Though she was recording her debut music video, the singer was as professional as any of the big names. She had contacted Flying Angels Incorporated to film the video because she wanted things done differently than other artists. Though some artists made their Read More …

I Modified my Drone to Amplify Speed and Range

I was excited to share with them that I’d just purchased a new drone. I mean, being friends with Paula and Kyle had its perks, I couldn’t count the number of times I’d been gifted with one cool tech or the other from the duo, courtesy of Skye tech. But I was especially elated at buying this drone myself.   “So I completely reconfigured the whole thing, guys. I uploaded software to Drone’s database that allows me Read More …

I Guided Prototype Surveillance Drone to Get-Away Car

  In there is a surveillance drone, a prototype of some sort for a new model. It’s just what I need to make my case.   “Hey stranger,” Paula whispers. I scream like a girl until Paula covers my mouth with her palm. “Jesus Christ!” I glare at her when she lets go. “And you said you were the tough one,” She mocks. “I am. Who’s in there? You said it would be empty Paula.” “It’s supposed Read More …

I Flew my Drone to Take Aerial Videos

I had just the right drone and equipment for the aerial shot. The drone itself was of the type that included a video camera on the precise spot to guarantee FPV, or First Person View, meaning that I was able to visualize everything as if I was flying the drone from the inside as if piloting a plane.   The video camera transmitted the signal to me on the ground, to the perfect receiver that was part Read More …

How I won a Drone Race (Avoid Obstacles, Keep Tight)

  Ignore the other racers unless they are in your way, and then just fly like you always do. Avoid the obstacles, keep things tight. You’ll be fine.” “Will you be mad if I lose?”   Anthony’s dad laughed. “Absolutely. I’ll be so mad you’ll be grounded for the rest of your life until you come in first place fifteen times in a row.” Anthony detected the humor in his father’s voice and chuckled as well, the Read More …

I Flew my Drone at High Speed and Crashed in Alaska

  In Juneau, the capital of Alaska on a warm Sunday afternoon, I set off with my drone to fly over the mountainous terrain of the city. It was a pretty dull day, and I was lonely at home. So, the idea of going out to catch some beautiful outdoor scenes was inviting, and I didn’t ponder on it as it came.   As the thoughts hit me, I pulled out my drone and carried it outside Read More …

I Call my Spark Fly Drone Demitri and Fly in the Forest

  Demetri flew as high as Alex would allow him to go. Sometimes, Demetri was as high as a flock of geese, flying in V-formation as if he were one of them. Other times, Alex would make him stay lower, brushing past gnarled weeds and blossoming flower bushes as if Demetri were a fighter jet.   Of course, Demetri was neither a fighter jet or a goose. He was a Spark Fly drone, purchased for Alex’s 16th Read More …

With my Drone, I Covered 1,800 miles Capturing Videos

I have always been a fan of DRONES, I had read a lot about it and even operated it on a few occasions. There is this group I belong to, a group of nature lovers. We meet and hang out on a quarterly basis, four times a year. So I got my DRONE from my dad, happy and fulfilled. Up till date, it’s the craziest I have felt. On its first flight, I was so careful with Read More …

My First Drone Encounter

I remember the day I first encountered drones. It was a day of the exhibition at an international conference that was held at my University. I came from a rural area with only little idea about technology. I mean the only advanced gadgets I have ever seen in my life was the computer. Still, I knew little to nothing about how to operate it, so it caught me with surprise what I saw at the forum. Let Read More …

I got in Trouble Flying Drone over People at the Beach

I had just got back my DJI Inspire 2 from the engineer after I had broken one of its tractor propellers mistakenly while unpacking it. It’s been just a week, and even though I tried not to get excited before it was ready, I couldn’t see anything else holding me back from taking my drone out for a run on the Miami beach. I had taken my time to understand every law that guided flying drones in Read More …