As public officials continue to urge people to stay home and practice social distancing amid the coronavirus outbreak, many are seeking novel ways to pass the time behind closed doors over the next few weeks (and maybe beyond). While some turn to video games or pet fostering, drone enthusiasts considering Part 107 commercial pilot certification […]
Is 2019 the Year The Future of Drones Became Reality?
A few years ago, a regular stream of Amazon Prime patents and test flight clips from burgeoning aerial taxi services were enough to grab headlines on a weekly basis. Prototypes and concept designs were in no short supply, the only question was when. When would these futuristic ideas move past the promotional bluster and become […]
Drone Run Makes Training Fun
When I would misbehave, my daddy used to tell me to “straighten up and fly right!” He would have loved Drone Run. As a beginner, learning to launch and navigate your new drone can be a frustrating task – not to mention flying according to your nation’s aerial rules. But British brothers Alex and Toby […]
Where to Exhibit Your Best Drone Shots
We explore the best platforms for publishing your best drone photos and videos.
DJI Teases new Drone “See the Bigger Picture” for July 18, 2018
Mavic 2? Phantom 5? – The Rumor Mill says the Mavic Pro 2 is very likely, although it is possible more than one product will be introduced. The MP2 should be a significant upgrade with a larger sensor, more obstacle avoidance and other such tricks. Perhaps a CrystalSky controller would be an option for the […]
DJI Introduces new Drones and More in NYC on Jan 23, 2017
Want to be the first to order a Mavic Air – try this link – UNITS ARE NOW SHIPPING DIRECT FROM DJI. As per the rumors, the release is called the Mavic Air and is very similar to the description below. It is smaller than any other system of it’s type – 1/2 the size […]
10 Best Drones and Quadcopters for 2018
Which are the best drones and quadcopters to buy as of the end of 2017 and first 1/2 of 2018?? UPDATED Feb, 2018 – We update this best drones listing regularly as new products are released and reviewed. Note – we cover the consumer and lower-end Pro market, so you won’t find expensive (over $2,000 base) […]
DJI Headset Goggles review! – Now available for Order – specs, videos and more!
When DJI announced the Mavic Pro, they also showed a pair of advanced FPV/VR Goggles. Unfortunately, these have not yet been available – until now! In the meantime it appears they have cut the price in 1/2 (based on original projections). The goggles are available to order for just $449. DJI has provided us access to […]
The Drone Report – 2017 #1
The Drone Report – 2017 #1 Introduction – this article will bring the reader up-to-date (mid-2017) in terms of most facets of the consumer drone (multirotor) business. Please consider it an “Executive Summary” and excuse the lack of detail on each of the many subjects involved. Note – this is also slanted toward the N. […]
Consumer Drones Are Nuisances, Not Profits
At CES, a whole new flock of fly-high, fly-fast, fly-bad drones were introduced and now the category is suddenly destined to be the next monstrous consumer category. Some were so small they fit in the palm of your hand. In fact, I think I stepped on one in the show’s crowded aisles … but it might […]
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