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Aerial Drone Photography: The Secret is in the Lens

Aerial Drone Photography: The Secret is in the Lens

One simple pro mod for better aerial images Multirotors and sports cameras are very nearly synonymous at this point in time. The popularity of one has undoubtedly boosted the popularity of the other. I bought my first DJI Phantom in part because I already owned a GoPro and wanted to see if I could make […]
Drone Reviews: Hitec Vektor 280

Drone Reviews: Hitec Vektor 280

Hitec has released a new airframe with an aggressive look and some cool features. When you receive yours, you’ll be happy to see that there is little to do to get it flying. Simply add your radio and receiver, set up the included flight controller, and install the included propellers. And yes, a charged battery […]

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Drone Review: TobyRich SmartPlane Pro FPV

Drone Review: TobyRich SmartPlane Pro FPV

The SmartPlane Pro FPV represents a blend of cutting-edge FPV tech with a traditional winged park-flier airframe and smartphone control interface to create a new kind of flying experience. Constructed primarily out of Durinum, a high-tech foam, the SmartPlane Pro comes completely assembled and includes everything you need to get in the air. Highlights Included […]
Drone Review: NewBeeDrone AcroBee

Drone Review: NewBeeDrone AcroBee

A tiny racer that handles like a larger drone. When opening the package of this com­pact first-person-view (FPV) drone, the first thing I noticed was just how small everything is, and I knew that it was going to be a lot of fun flying around the house. Built out of durable plastic, the frame and […]

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Drone Reviews: Hobbico Flitt

Drone Reviews: Hobbico Flitt

A pocket-size drone that is perfect for all those selfies The best camera is one that you can easily have on hand to get the shot when it happens. The new Flitt camera drone is small and easy to carry, so you can always be ready for those aerial selfies. Highlights Intended for first-time pilots, […]
8 Top Drone Battery Chargers

8 Top Drone Battery Chargers

Multifunction chargers, an essential part of any drone flier’s collection of gear, are an excellent investment that pays back great dividends when it comes to managing the health of your battery packs. This guide includes some of the best single-, dual-, and quad-output chargers available, and all of them are loaded with easy-to-use features that […]

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Drones & Conservation: Monitoring Arctic Sea Ice

Drones & Conservation: Monitoring Arctic Sea Ice

Flying the Ptarmigan hexacopter in challenging conditions Springtime in northern Alaska is the right time for a whale hunt. Vast sheets of sea ice crumble together into huge masses that grind into the ocean floor, anchoring it for a time. To get to open water to hunt whales, Inupiat whaling crews will break miles of […]
Drone Cowboys

Drone Cowboys

Recently, we got a chance to talk to Nick Swartzendruber, who owns a successful drone company out of California: Drone Cowboys. Nick is also a part-time drone instructor at Drone Universities, which helps new pilots prepare for the FAA 107 test. Nick tells us a little about his company and what it is like behind […]

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Drone Defender

Drone Defender

A conversation with Colin Guinn Colin Guinn is a major advocate of the drone industry and has held positions at DJI North America, 3D Robotics, and testified before Congress. He paused from his busy schedule at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, to chat with RotorDrone. His enthusiasm for the […]
Drones and Frame Rates

Drones and Frame Rates

One of the questions we get all the time is why are there different frame rates for some of the screen resolutions on my camera?   And which frame rate should I use? Most cameras have the option for pilots to select not only the screen resolution—such as 640×480, 1280×720, or 1920×1080—but also different frame rates […]
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