This Thanksgiving weekend we wish all of our readers the blessings of family and friends, good food and health, and fair skies and smooth landings. We are incredibly grateful for you and this wonderful sport we share.
Getting Started With Aerial Photography Many drone pilots will begin the process of moving from just flying drones to flying drones with some purpose, and there are two directions you can go. For sports and enjoyment, many will head toward drone racing, while others will want to document their flight through photography or videos. We […]
From Rage R/C: The Jetpack Commander RTF is a unique, fun aircraft that is easy to fly, yet small enough to fly around the house. The built-in 6-axis gyro control system provides amazing stability, features like Auto Take-Off and Landing and Altitude Hold assist in learning to control the Jetpack Commander. The Dual Rate feature […]
This is the latest offering by Yuneec, their new H520 commercial drone. Although this is a first look at this nice bird, we are very impressed at what we were able to do with it on our first outing. There will be a full review in the next issue of RotorDrone Magazine.
From MaxAmps.com: We have a new FPV racing ‘bat’tery sure to create a scare for your competition. The new 1350mah 150C FPV battery packs a serious punch. Available in any voltage with 10AWG standard. These 150C rated LiPo batteries will take your high-demand flight applications like FPV racing to the next level of power and […]
From Hobbico: The Flitt flying camera and app are like having your own personal red carpet photographer on demand all day every day. It’s small, innovative, and designed for fun. Optical positioning delivers stable pics indoors or out. Plus, Flitt is equipped with three flight modes to tailor every flight to your comfort level. Built-in […]
Networking Nanobots Take to the Sky By Michael York The word “swarm” conjures up images of thousands of bees getting ready to launch an attack to protect their hive. Add the word “drone” and that image turns into something from a sci-fi horror flick. That same combination, however, is actually the very thing that’s starting […]
How to study for and pass the FAA’s Part 107 Exemption exam TEXT By JOHN REID When I tell fellow drone pilots that I have my remote pilot’s license, the first question they usually ask is “Was the unmanned aircraft test hard?” This is a subjective question, and much will depend on your background […]
The Los Angeles Drone Film Festival is the sister of the NEW YORK CITY DRONE FILM FESTIVAL. The Los Angeles Drone Film Festival will bring the world’s best drone films to the big screen with a distinctive LA twist. The day of the festival will also be rounded out with a series of panel discussions geared […]