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Drone Pilot Position

Drone Pilot Position

Finding the right position to stand when flying your drone can make the difference between a great aerial video and a crashed drone.  Here are a few quick tips on finding the perfect location to make it easy to see your drone and any obstacles that may hinder your flight.
Drone Law Updates

Drone Law Updates

FAA Registration Required! Congress has just finalized legislation that will reverse the earlier court ruling in the John Taylor case that restores the FAA’s UAS registration requirement, and on December 12, 2017, President Trump signed the legislation into law. This legislation—the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018— requires pilots of drones and RC aircraft to register with the FAA at registermyuas.faa.gov and pay a $5 fee. If you already registered, you will not have to […]

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More Winners from the Los Angeles Drone Film Festival

More Winners from the Los Angeles Drone Film Festival

Here are some more winners from the Inaugural Los Angeles Drone Film Festival that was this past weekend.   WINNER of the EXTREME SPORTS CATEGORY UNITED WE RIDE Amanda West of Four oh Four Film Factory WINNER of FEATURING DRONES CATEGORY MERRY CRASHMAS This is Tilt & Animasjonsdepartementet Merry Crashmas from This Is Tilt on Vimeo. WINNER […]
Commercial Drone Insurance from the AMA

Commercial Drone Insurance from the AMA

The Academy of Model Aeronautics is now serving the commercial drone community and pilots by offering membership benefits for those who fly for business. Now AMA members can purchase commercial drone insurance at a special low rate. “For more than 40 years, AMA has provided its members with liability insurance for recreational flying. Our new […]

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Drones & Making Money

Drones & Making Money

Expert keys to a successful small business As the demand for the unique capabilities of drones soars ever higher, even as the advances in drone tech lower the barriers to meeting those demands, the chance for pilots to turn their skills and enthusiasm for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) into business opportunities is exploding. But with […]
Drones & 3D Printing

Drones & 3D Printing

There is no denying that the consumer 3D printer is quickly coming of age. There is growing competition among companies to find new and less expensive ways of automating the process of making real world objects out of virtual ones. But while for some companies the imperative is to improve quality and performance, others focus […]

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Drone Film Pilot: From James Bond To Hurricane Katrina

Drone Film Pilot: From James Bond To Hurricane Katrina

After a military career that ended with him winning a medal for gallantry, helicopter pilot Jerry Grayson found a way into the film industry: shooting aerial footage – which turned out to be just as exciting as his previous career, but for completely different reasons. When Jerry Grayson left the Royal Navy’s Search and Rescue […]
Yuneec H920 Plus Commercial Drone

Yuneec H920 Plus Commercial Drone

From Yuneec: Yuneec’s latest commercial drone, the H920 Plus, aims to serve those in the engineering/architecture, broadcast, law enforcement and inspections spaces. This new drone was originally the H920, but now has updated features such as: Task Modes (Orbit Me, Point of Interest, Journey, Curve Cable Cam, Waypoints) Refined ST16 Pro Ground Station with downloadable […]

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Venom DJI Phantom 4 Venom Pro Charger

Venom DJI Phantom 4 Venom Pro Charger

From Venom: DJI Phantom 4 users rejoice! Venom has you covered with our P4 Professional Charger. The Venom P4 Professional battery charger is designed to charge, cycle, or storage charge up to four DJI Phantom 4 batteries simultaneously. That is right, all four batteries get charged at the same time, unlike most other multi-battery Phantom […]
Drone camera gimbals 101

Drone camera gimbals 101

If you were wondering how they work, this is a must read for you.  There is some great information on how to set a camera gimbal up and on using them.  Just click on the image below and enjoy.
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