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

Four Drone Photography Tips For Beginners

Using your drones for photography is what brings many newcomers into the hobby, but capturing good images may be trickier than you’d think. If you take the time to learn some basics of drone photography, you’ll be happier … Read more

3 Ways to Avoid Crashing Your Drone

The worst experience a drone pilot can face is crashing or losing your quadcopter during flight. What started out as a fun afternoon outside could quickly turn into you heading home with only your radio controller and a … Read more

Drones for Agriculture

We spend a lot of time here talking about the best drones for beginners, kids, and photography, but what about commercial use of drones? The average drone pilot should care about commercial use of drones because the more … Read more

New DJI Phantom 2 Firmware – v3.12

DJI has just released a new firmware update for the Phantom 2 line of quadcopters. The main reason for this rollout is to comply with new FAA rules which implemented a new no fly zone within a 15.5 … Read more

DJI Phantom 2 – Pros and Cons Before You Buy

The DJI Phantom 2 is one of the most popular and successful quadcopters on the market today. It is a second generation Phantom RC quadcopter belonging to the DJI family. This article will guide you through the pros and … Read more

Summary of FAA Drone Rules and Regulation

Recreational Use of Drones As of now, drones and quadcopters may be flown for recreational purposes under the same safety guidelines as those for model aircrafts. To read an overview of those rules, check out this FAA hobby flying guide. Recreational/hobby … Read more

Drone Investment Up 104% In 2014

According to CBInsights, funding for drone start-ups were up 104% to $108 million for 2014. 29 funding deals were completed with Airwave taking in the most money. Investments into drone companies is a sign of increasing main stream acceptance … Read more

Frozen Niagara Falls From Drone Point of View

Courtesy of NBC, check out the footage shot from a drone of the beautiful Niagara Falls, frozen in the winter. Shots like this bring out the potential in drone photography, giving us a unique view of the world … Read more