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 […]
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.
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 […]
One thing that all pilots fear is their drone falling out of the sky. This could happen for a number of reasons, and if it should, there is a lot of money riding up there on that aircraft and in camera gear. One company has developed a way to save your equipment by developing a […]
Amazon was recently granted US patent number 9,778,653, known as “Systems, devices and methods delivering energy using an uncrewed autonomous vehicle.” what this means it that i, it’s a drone that can juice up your EV’s battery while you’re on the move. This was first applied for back in June 2014, but was granted this […]
Wildfires have be decimating Northern California and continue to cause a lot of issues around the state. While the devastation is obvious on the ground, the extend is not realized until you see it from the air. These drone videos really give a you feeling as to just how enormous these fires were.
Here is a nice write-up by Markus Waibel about the project Verity Studios has put together to perform at Metallica concerts. Metallica’s European WorldWired tour, which opened to an ecstatic crowd of 15,000 in Copenhagen’s sold-out Royal Arena this Saturday, features a swarm of micro drones flying above the band. Shortly after the band breaks […]
From Spektrum: The SPMVM435 4.3 inch full-color FPV monitor allows novice or even seasoned FPV enthusiasts the opportunity to experience FPV without the need for a traditional headset. The VM435 FPV monitor features an integrated Digital Video Recorder (DVR). Pilots can now record their inflight FPV footage straight to a micro SD card (32GB maximum), […]