Introduction DJI’s Phantom line is well known as the standard for consumer level Camera Drones. In our recent “Slugfest” of popular 2016 models we gave it our highest rating – an opinion shared by most experts. However, consumer-level ($400-$1200) Camera Drones have some limitations, especially when it comes to Photo and Video quality. Drones at […]
Holiday Season Reminder! Larger Drone (and other) Lipo Batteries could bring down a plane. They contain a LOT of energy. Please – do not check luggage or cases with your drone batteries – either as regular checked baggage or as “gate check”. Doing so endangers life and property (including your own family). The big NO […]
BestBuy has, according to multiple reports, removed the GoPro Karma from their web site. Other reports suggest that the product has been recalled. UPDATE – this now seems confirmed by GoPro…see below: At approx. 3:00PM EST it was reported by several shoppers that the product disappeared from the BestBuy web site. A check of the BB […]
Another post on Droneflyers.com (here) contains the full press release, pictures as well as prices and specs. The drone world is abuzz with talk and speculation about an upcoming DJI drone, reportedly called the Mavic Pro. Leaked images along with a scheduled DJI Event in NYC (Droneflyers.com will be there!) indicate the introduction of a […]
HOLLYWOOD FILMMAKER FLIES DJI TO THE VERY TOP Just two years ago, Tim Browning was a concept artist designing military aircraft for sci-fi blockbuster Edge of Tomorrow, starring Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt. The brief from the Directors stated that the aircraft should be ‘multirotored’, so that it closely resembled a Bell Boeing Quad TiltRotor, […]
Yuneec recently released a firmware update for their Typhoon H 4K hexacopter that touted only some improvements for connectivity. But what was discovered by our colleague Kerry Garrison with Multicopter Warehouse was some REALLY IMPRESSIVE advancements in the camera technology that will raise some eyebrows!
The following, ranked by order of sales, are the top sellers in the Camera Drone category on Amazon USA. Note -the Phantom 3 Advanced hit first place due to a Lightning Deal which reduced its price for one day. [easyazon_infoblock align=”none” identifier=”B00VSIT5UE” locale=”US” tag=”droneflyers-20″] [easyazon_link identifier=”B013U0F6EQ” locale=”US” tag=”droneflyers-20″]DJI Phantom 3 Standard Quadcopter Drone with 2.7K […]
The ALTI Transition is a radically new VTOL unmanned aerial aircraft, developed from the ground up as an advanced fixed wing system with the ability to take-off and land vertically, anywhere. A powerful electric VTOL system allows the Transition to take-off and land in confined spaces and once at altitude, a 20cc four stroke petrol […]
[NOTE: **Updates 7-10-16] With the much-anticipated announcement of the Part 107 sUAS rule for commercial flight today [June 21, 2016], there are still many unanswered questions and the answers will most likely come out slowly over the following 60 days. We’ll do our best to keep up, and here are some great resources for learning […]
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.