Did your Drone Crash? Maybe it’s not your Fault! “Learn how to fly” “RTFM” (read the friggin manual). “you didn’t know how to operate the product you bought” “Too many drone pilots rely on GPS and have no experience flying a quad in manual” These are just a few of the “blame the customer” type […]
AR Drone 2.0
How many consumer drones, toys aside, exist in the USA as of Jan, 2016
How many real consumer drones, toys aside, exist in the USA as of Jan, 2016 Unless you are living under a rock, you’ve probably heard about the new (US) FAA requirement that all drones over a certain weight (250 grams – a bit more than 1/2 pound) need to be registered. Registration is easy and […]
I want to buy a Drone – advice to buy a drone
So – you and LOTS of other people are interested in entering the hobby, business or pursuit of drones (quadcopters, UAV’s, multirotors, etc.)…. In fact, google now will autofill the query “I want to buy a ….” with the most desire products – as in the screen shot below! It turns out people desire houses, […]
Why are there so few negative reviews on drones and quadcopters?
I’ve delved far enough into this endeavor to notice something which I have seen in MANY industries. That is, a lack of truly critical, negative and accurate reviews of many of the products! Understanding the Issue I could tell endless stories about this same tendency in other fields – for instance, I was in the […]
Your FIRST AR Drone Modification should be landing gear!
Ok, so you’ve decided to get an AR Drone! Congratulations and good flying… BUT, before you take off with that machine, here is some advice which may help your drone last much longer. It’s a simple modification called the zip tie mod. You’ll find many examples of it by searching the web for “AR Drone […]
AR Drone Simulator available for Android and IOS
Amazing! Now you can sit indoors by the fireplace and get some idea of what it is like to fly a Parrot AR Drone! The new app is available both for Android and IOS and costs less than $2.50. This makes it a inexpensive investment for any newbies thinking of getting into quadcopter flying. Although […]
Quadcopter Manufacturers Listing
Quadcopter Manufacturers Listing The market is VERY dynamic and we expect many more names to be added to this list, but for starters here is a list of some of the current manufacturers of consumer-grade ($25 -$2500) Multirotors. If you have any to add, please let us know by email. Note – the reason this […]
What is an AR Drone?
The AR Drone is a four-rotor aircraft which combines many of the new and advanced technologies in R/C Flight. Parrot, the company behind the AR Drone is marketing the AR Drone as a “flying video game” since it combines actual flying of the aircraft, real time video streaming to the controller, and the ability to […]
AR Drone 2.0 Backwards Compatibility
I got a chance to sit down with the folks from Parrot at CES and ask them about the AR Drone 2.0. Unfortunately, for existing AR Drone users, there isn’t a whole lot of good news to report. Virtually everything on the AR Drone 2.0 is brand new and is NOT, I repeat NOT compatible […]
New Official AR Drone 2 Website
Parrot has already announced the AR Drone 2.0 but has taken it to a whole new level with a completer website dedicated to the AR Drone 2.0. The new website features videos, photos, and more in-depth information on some of the new changes. AR Drone 2.0 Website: http://ardrone2.parrot.com/
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