One of the projects to which I contribute is a drone app / curriculum built on the DJI platform known as DroneBlocks. It is still a small company at the seed level, and we’re constantly networking within the the STEM & robotics educational communities.
With all the fear of personal information released with the latest public drone registry for UAS (multirotors and model aircraft) weighing more than .55lbs and under 55lbs for hobbyist/non-hobbyist use has once again popped up when the FAA released a downloadable Excel spreadsheet showing a list of drone registrations in the US by city.
Thousands of drone enthusiasts, pilots and hobbyists around the globe are expected to participate in the 2nd annual International Drone Day event on Saturday, May 7, spearheaded by David & Sarah Oneal with That Drone Show. Events are meant to educate and demonstrate how useful, practical, fun and safe drones are for interested attendees wishing […]
Another year at the NAB show in Las Vegas has come and gone and those of us in the UAS/drone community are still recovering from a grueling, yet exciting week. It was an action-packed 6 full days of workshops, demonstrations, training, panels, presentations, new product demos and even drone sports!
Unless you have been under a rock, you will know that DJI has released the Phantom 4. This is a major update tho their flagship product. I have taken it out in the field and tested its latest features. I had to try out sport mode and see how fast it could go. Then I […]
In this industry there’s a lot of information that’s constantly being updated and you can find a ton of resources on various drone-related sites, links and forums with open discussions about the latest state of commercial and hobby UAS regulations and rules. But the folks at AllDigital have created a simplified and easy to follow infographic chart […]
Learn to fly a drone or enhance your videography skills at the 3rd annual NAB 2016 Aerial Videography Field Workshops in the Nelson Nevada Ghost Town. It’s a great way to get hands-on instruction, improve your flying/shooting skills and get your questions answered in person by some of the top flight trainers in the country. You can […]
One of the most creative demonstrations that have spawned from the recent “drone invasion” is the number of drone-related film festivals that are popping up all over. One of the first major drone film festivals was last year in New York at the New York City Drone Film Festival, and was the subject of much publicity […]
(Authored by Trent Siggard) We are singlehandedly experiencing the drone revolution as its happening. Thousands of people are hungry to get a chunk of the expected 4 billion dollar drone market by the end of 2016 and there have been many people who tried but failed to get into the drone market. We’re also in the […]
With winter upon us, many pilots and would-be drone flyers find their mission options limited. Flying in high winds, snow, slush, ice and cold temperatures can take some of the fun – plus much of the battery life – out of flying. However, it is possible to get some stick time indoors if you follow some […]