A recent NOVA special entitled Rise of the Drones was quite informative on the emerging technology, although much more focused on the Military and surveillance angle.
The program can be watched online or on your favorite PBS station.
However, there is another revolution in these aircraft occurring right now! They go by many names – Quadcopters, Multirotors, UAV’s and even “toys”, but these amazing pieces of technology are very real and are about to transform our world and our lives in many ways. What’s more, you and I and others who are hobbyists, photographers, pilots and/or just have interest in technology can participate in this revolution at a very low cost. Read more after the break….