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 […]
Yet another Failure to Launch! (and, later in the article, some new drones that are actually being produced and sold). After 18 months of development, GoPro obviously does not have their drone working properly! This is a BIG deal for a number of reasons, some of them given below. Timeline GoPro announced their intention to […]
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!
Adorama is taking “Through The Lens” to new heights in its season closer with @kdkuiper. In the final episode of season two, TTL joins drone & aerial photographer Kyle Kuiper for a helicopter ride over San Diego. With nearly 1 million followers on Instagram, Kyle is well known for his stunning aerial and landscape photography.
The UAS industry has long awaited a rule that will broadly authorize commercial UAS operations in the United States. We are now at an extremely important step in the rulemaking process. In a major new development, described in more detail here, the FAA has sent the Small UAS NPRM to the Office of Information and […]
October , 2016 – An accounting of the complete failure of 3D Robotics is gone over in detail at this new Forbes article. Read our older articles below and then the Forbes piece if you want most of the story. March, 2016 Recent events and announcements seem to indicate that 3D Robotics (3DR) dream of […]
Skydio drone can actually follow you while avoiding trees Drones with the ability to follow the user and shoot video or still images are out there right now. The catch is that they only really work in environments where there are no obstacles that the drone needs to avoid. Put the same tracking drone into […]
The FAA started posting amendments on 3/7/2016 which are different from what the FAA has been previously doing. In the past, the FAA was granting amendments to petitions to add aircraft or to add on closed-set TV/movie filming. This created a super backlog because many of the petitioners were repeats.
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 […]
The world is watching to see where this rapidly-growing sport is going; starting from local races at school soccer fields to league tournaments in neon-lit stadiums, everyone wants to see what’s really going on with FPV drone racing action. Meanwhile, the most sophisticated drone racing track ever designed and built is unveiled in Dubai this […]