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Dirt ‘n’ Drones Video

Dirt ‘n’ Drones Video

We recently caught up with Mike and Chris Barrett, longtime dirt bike riders who have an expensive hobby of filming their friends on the track using multi-rotor drones! They only shoot during practice runs and say that the key is to keep the multirotor in one spot and catch the rider going over a jump […]
Drone Pilot Wins in Court

Drone Pilot Wins in Court

Aerial photographers, surveyors and filmmakers who want to fly small drones in U.S. airspace are able to rejoice after a judge dealt a setback to efforts by federal regulators to rein in use of the unmanned aircraft. Raphael Pirker (left in photo), had been fined $10,000 by the Federal Aviation Administration filming a promotional video […]

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America the Beautiful: A Multi-Rotor’s View

America the Beautiful: A Multi-Rotor’s View

Warning: this video will make you want to stop whatever you’re doing and immediately plan a vacation to Arches National Park and the Southwest. Filmed by DTX Media’s stable of multi-rotors, this clip captures some of the most beautiful places in the U.S. A big shout out Jonny Carroll for creating this great video and posting it on […]
Sochi drones capture live video

Sochi drones capture live video

If you’ve been watching the action on the slopes at the Olympics, you may have spotted a drone flying near the snowboarding athletes. Hooked up with live video feed, they are transmitting video images to live coverage feeds. Why use a drone to film Olympic events?  “We can go really, really close. And we are really quiet, […]

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Renault concept car comes with a quad!

Renault concept car comes with a quad!

Just unveiled at the Dehli Auto Show, the Renault Kwid’s “Flying Companion” is stored in the car’s roof and will allow drivers to avoid traffic jams, find parking spots, and use GPS to scout locations. A built-in screen in the dash allows the driver or passenger to control it and see live video. We just […]
Lifeguard drone to the rescue!

Lifeguard drone to the rescue!

Equipped with a thermal camera, PARS can rescue a drowning person in just 22 seconds! This intelligent UAV can locate and drop a life preserver to someone in distress in much less time than a human, so it is truly a lifesaver. Check out the video! San Diego Chargers WinCraft Beach Towel, cheap jerseys, wholesale nfl […]

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RotorDrone Special Issue

RotorDrone Special Issue

From our talented editorial team, RotorDrone showcases all types of multi-rotor aircraft, from easy-to-fly micros to sophisticated giants as well as top accessories and must-have gear. We’ll share the tips you need to know to get the best photos and video as well as setup and flight secrets from the pros. And compelling photos and […]
How did that boulder get to my house?

How did that boulder get to my house?

When you think of how to use a drone with a video camera I would have to say the last thing that comes to mind is following the path of a boulder that almost hit my house. But that is exactly how this one is used in a little Northern Italian town of Termento. The […]

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Volocopter: Man-Carrying Multi Rotor

Volocopter: Man-Carrying Multi Rotor

This emission-free, environmentally friendly helicopter may be the rotorcraft of the future! Designed by German company e-Volo, it has 18 electric motors and can carry two people. After its ground-breaking test flights, the e-Volo managing director commented, “Rich and incredibly quiet sound, absolutely no noticeable vibrations in the flight, convincing structure with a great, new […]
It’s a truck … it’s an octocopter … it’s the Black Knight Transformer!

It’s a truck … it’s an octocopter … it’s the Black Knight Transformer!

Yes, this real, and yes, it has flown (using four of its eight motors). Advanced Tactics of El Segundo, California, has created this rolling, flying VTOL aircraft capable of unmanned, autonomous operations. They call it, “The world’s first roadable vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) aircraft that’s capable of landing close to where it’s needed, then driving the […]
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