What is a Drone? Drone vs Quadcopter

If you have spent any time looking into the world of recreational drones, you may have noticed that both the terms “drone” and “quadcopter” are used relatively frequently. In fact, it may at times seem as if these … Read more

Amazon Reveals New Drone Highway Plans

At NASA’s UTM Convention today, Amazon reported elements of an plan intended to make commercial drone highways a viable future. The organization laid out its vision for a multi-layered superhighway in the sky, one in which all drones hovering … Read more

Best Drone Videos of 2015 (So Far)

Aerial video and photography is one of the biggest draws to the drone hobby. Let’s get some inspiration from the greatest drone videos filmed so far this year and see what was captured. Napal Earthquake by Quadcopter In … Read more

Swiss Post and Matternet to Test Drone Postal Deliveries

Switzerland has announced plans to test drone deliveries of mail and packages starting this summer. They will be working with California-based start-up, Matternet. Matternet specializes in autonomous delivery drones, similar to what Amazon is hoping to accomplish. They currently … Read more

FAA Grants Amazon Permission to Test Drone Deliveries

After some public criticism by tech giant Amazon, the FAA has now granted them permission to resume testing drone deliveries. Amazon’s “Prime Air” delivery service aims to make deliveries within 30 minues of an order being placed. Amazon was … Read more

3DR Releases DroneKit for App Development

Drone industry leader 3D Robotics has just released a new software development kit called DroneKit. DroneKit is a three-pronged solution to drone software that allows simple integration between the cloud, drone, and operator. Let’s take a look at each … Read more

Drone Glossary of Terms

Like many high-tech hobbies, there exists a lot of jargon and abbreviations in the drone industry. To a beginner, this can be intimidating and confusing. To help you out, we’ve made a reference guide of drone terminology. Drone … Read more