Best Drones for Casual Flying

  Ever wonder how those amazing (and slightly annoying) shots of weddings on a beach or family reunions gets aerially filmed? Of course not! Because drones are increasingly becoming part of our modern society, anyone can have one and anyone can learn to fly them. Whether you’re a drone flying novice or an action shot professional, drones can get the birds-eye view that’s a game changer for all of your soaring skyline visuals. Want to know the Read More …

21 Ways Drones Are Shaping Our Future

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Nope, it’s the latest DJI Mavic drone zooming over our heads! Popularised by companies like Parrot and DJI, drones have become a staple in the filmmaking industry among many others. From package deliveries to battlefield reconnaissance, the application of drones in the modern world is forever increasing with no limits in sight. My grandma swears these birds with batteries are just a tool used by hipsters to film their Read More …

7 Tips for Drone Photography to Amaze Your Friends

So you have a fancy drone. You’ve decided that you want to do something cool with it other than spy on neighbors or racing. We’re down with that. There are a lot better things to do with a drone equipped with camera gear, although the spying aspect continues to pique our interest. But let’s suppose you decide to use that camera gear for the greater good. Okay, now you’ve entered a completely different realm of drone operation Read More …

Flying Drones for Beginners

Drones have become more popular than ever. While the hobbyists, enthusiasts, and adventurists were already head over heels in love with drones, this UAV caught everyone’s attention when Amazon planned to deliver packages through drones. Since then, there has been no looking back, and drones are now widely used in the military for security purposes, in the photography industry for clicking aerial images, in ecommerce industry for drone delivery, and the list goes on and on. If Read More …

How Does Drone Radar Mitigation Work?

Drone technology (UAVs) is one of the most mind-blowing technologies that has graced in the last few decades. Drone have entered mainstream use in the last few years and boy have they taken the world by storm. Drones are now used for many functions including recording weather statistics, aerial photography and even for sports, i.e. drone racing. If it weren’t for drones, you wouldn’t be getting amazing aerial footage on your favorite sports. Drones technology isn’t new Read More …

How Drone GPS Navigation Works

  There are several sizes of drones and the largest of them which includes the Predator drone can be found in the military sector. The next sized drones are mostly referred to as the unmanned aircrafts known to have fixed wings and requires a short runway before take-off. These devices are sent to several territories and are used for several purposes, all thanks majorly to the GPS embedded in them. Many of the most recently manufactured drones Read More …

Drone Swarms

  Drone swarms refer to a collection of many drones with fixed wings which operate in formations that are coordinated. As people are continually purchasing drones, the price of these unmanned and small aerial systems is decreasing, and their capabilities are growing. In the past years, drones were expensive, underpowered and remotely piloted gadgets which had short battery life. However, with the advanced technology, they have been developed and currently have the ability to operate independently and Read More …

I Flew DJI Spark Quadcopter to View the Sunset

This was not the first time Jeanette McCarthy had flown her DJI Spark Quadcopter over Clint Harroway’s private Miami beach. It was an accident, really, a big misunderstanding. See, Jeanette had been working three jobs to afford her very own Quadcopter. It was precisely the kind of equipment that would allow her to take her photography business to the next level. She quit her third job at the ice cream parlor (no more screaming children begging for Read More …

I Invested in a Quadcopter Drone

It was pouring that day. I remember because I asked the cashier to triple-bag the GoPro Karma Quadcopter to ensure that no drop of water would touch my brand new investment. It didn’t matter that it had a weatherproof exterior. I had been saving up for just over a year to afford this particular model, and I didn’t want it ruined the first day I had it in my possession. I took the triple-bagged drone from the 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 to Read More …

I Flew my Custom Quad Rotor Drone on Rainmaker Course

They called the course the rainmaker, and it was my first time experiencing it. It earned its name because, being one of the hardest courses of the season, it gave the winner the most fame and acclaim. Some of the more famous YouTubers had earned their names on the rainmaker, and I aimed to follow their leads. Most of my competition was stretching out their thumbs, but I had come prepared. I had been looking forward to Read More …

What Speed do FPV Racing Drones Fly?

There are racing drones that go at a speed of over 129mph.   Racing drones generally differ in specifications. While some are created for fun and leisure, others are manufactured specifically for tournaments. However, there is a body of regulations that controls and oversees all things about drone racing. The Federal Aviation Administration is in charge of the safety and regulation of all acts concerning civil aviation. According to the FAA, the legal and acceptable racing drone Read More …

How to Travel with a Drone, What you Need to Know

  Here are some tips which you could follow while traveling with drones so that your journey becomes easy. However, first, we would like to brief you with the rules and regulations concerning the drones.   Regulations relating to the battery – Batteries are important while traveling with a drone, however, there are certain conditions that you need to adhere to. The first condition is that only two lithium-ion batteries over 100-watt-hours (Wh) are permissible to carry. Read More …

Can Drones Deliver Packages?

Yes, drones can deliver small parcels, but they are limited by weight, rules, and regulations.   Companies like Amazon’s Prime Air jumped in with the promise of delivering a five-pound package to the destination within half an hour or less. But there are currently regulations in place which require that the operator be able to see the drone first hand throughout the entire flight. This necessary safety requirement was created to prevent collision with power lines, airplanes Read More …

Where can Drones Fly?

  There are restricted fly areas set by rules and laws in each city, state, and park. There are certain no-go- areas too where drones can’t fly. They can’t be used around the airport and could potentially pin you with a criminal offense if used unauthorized in certain places, such as the stadium in the middle of a game. According to particular regulations, they are not at all allowed in some big, congested cities, such as NYC. Read More …

This is How Fast a Drone can Fly

    The fastest racing drone in 2017 was a DRL RacerX with a speed of 163 mph breaking a Guinness World Record for FPV drone speed.   Factors That Affect The Speed Of Drones: ·         Drone Type This is a major factor, if a drone was created for taking aerial photography like the one filmmakers use, for instance, the DJI Phantom 4 Pro, you won’t get speed, you will get longevity. Your drone will be able Read More …

My First Drone Flew Away and Lost

Looking at others flying their drone made my heart ache because I wanted to feel this beautiful gadget in my own hands and assure that I will fly it at least once in my life. On my 22nd birthday, the doorbell rang. I went outside to see who was at the door but there was a huge packet gift wrapped with a card that had my name on it. It was surprising because I never had a Read More …

Drones 101: All You Need to Know

Oh, No. The drones are not like the once described extra-terrestrial flying saucers – the symbol of 1950 comics and mid-century science fiction. The drones are very real and very much the rave of the moment. A recent phenomenon. You must have seen them in movies, or in real life. Here, we detail everything you need to know about these little flying robots or machines adorning the skies. They serve so many purposes and could definitely do Read More …

Wild Animal Attacks on Drones Videos

At times, flying drones may get mistaken for creatures by other larger animals especially if they are highly concentrated at one place.     Drones may end up being attacked by some hostile larger flying animals as they are flying in the air capturing images as well as videos. It is surprising for some video bloggers as they realize that their drones abruptly disappear and they eventually find them in nests of eagles or other wild animals Read More …

How To Rent A Drone

Drone rеntаlѕ iѕ becoming a соmmоn practice nowadays fоr реорlе wiѕhing tо cash in оn the UAV business оr just lооking to hаvе fun. However, nоt everyone саn afford tо buy a sophisticated high-tесh flying mасhinе that соmеѕ with a horde оf useful and аttrасtivе fеаturеѕ. Suсh a drоnе is аvаilаblе fоr ѕоmеwhеrе around $3,000 оr еvеn mоrе dереnding оn the functionality it offers аnd thе оvеrаll dеѕign. Thе bеѕt way tо benefit from such a mасhinе Read More …

How Fast are UAVs? Racing at 100 MPH and UP

They can go over 100 MPH which is the FAA speed limit for most areas. Sinсе the sport of drоnе racing is inсrеаѕing in popularity аll оvеr the world, thе lаtеѕt drones соmе еԛuiрреd with specialized gоgglеѕ that аllоw the uѕеr to еxреriеnсе thе еntirе flight through hiѕ or hеr eyes. A Racing Drоnе Thе firѕt thing tо dо bеfоrе you асtuаllу аrе a раrt оf ѕuсh a ѕроrting event iѕ tо buу a racing drоnе. You Read More …

7 Technologies That Make Your Next Drone Better

Battery Lifе One of thе biggеѕt challenges fасеd bу thе реорlе whеn uѕing drоnеѕ is thаt оf itѕ limited battery lifе. Thе drones thаt аrе сurrеntlу аvаilаblе саnnоt rеmаin airborne fоr mоrе thаn hаlf аn hour аѕ their bаttеriеѕ dоn’t hоld that much роwеr. Thiѕ is оnе of thе aspects оf drоnеѕ in whiсh a lоt оf рrоgrеѕѕ iѕ bеing mаdе. Sсiеntiѕtѕ аrе trying tо соmе uр with mоrе роwеrful batteries that саn keep thе drones in Read More …