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Multirotors give Agriculture a boost

Multirotors give Agriculture a boost

Precision agriculture gets a boost from multirotors Here at the Roswell Flight Test Crew, we typically focus on the “sexy” applications for rotor drones: flying a First-Person View (FPV) machine over a burning building to support firefighters battling the blaze on the ground below, or using an aerial cinema rig to capture a dynamic shot […]
UAS Integration Pilot Program News

UAS Integration Pilot Program News

Was the state or area you live in chosen by the FAA to participate in its UAS Integration Pilot Program? We congratulate the following selected participants: City of Reno, Nevada City of San Diego, California Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Innovation and Entrepreneurship Investment Authority (Virginia Tech) Kansas Department of Transportation Lee County (Florida) Mosquito Control District […]

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Drone Search and Rescue- Mission Ready – Part Two

Drone Search and Rescue- Mission Ready – Part Two

The rain was so heavy that, in no time, we were all completely drenched. We didn’t have time to put on our rain gear. Luckily, I had decided to pack the drone in a dry bag inside the backpack. So at least I knew that the Phantom 4 would stay dry. The conditions got worse […]
NORTH DAKOTA UAS DRONE TEST SITE CONTINUES RESEARCH COLLABORATION WITH NASA

NORTH DAKOTA UAS DRONE TEST SITE CONTINUES RESEARCH COLLABORATION WITH NASA

BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Department of Commerce announced today that the Northern Plains UAS Test Site (NPUASTS) has worked with the North Dakota National Guard (NDNG) to execute its first missions under the master agreement with the Devils Lake based-Camp Grafton Training Center facilities signed last month. This first project supported efforts for […]

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Aerial Drone Photography: The Secret is in the Lens

Aerial Drone Photography: The Secret is in the Lens

One simple pro mod for better aerial images Multirotors and sports cameras are very nearly synonymous at this point in time. The popularity of one has undoubtedly boosted the popularity of the other. I bought my first DJI Phantom in part because I already owned a GoPro and wanted to see if I could make […]
Super-Fast Drone Fixes

Super-Fast Drone Fixes

Get your bird back in the air in a flash FPV drone racing is unlike anything else I have ever tried, and it is extremely addictive. But to be competitive, you have to push it to the limits, and that means crashes—and more crashes. While these drones are pretty tough, there are times that repairs […]

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How to Use a Drone Landing Pad

How to Use a Drone Landing Pad

All drones have to take off and land, so what is sitting under them will make a difference in the long run.  Senior Editor, John Reid, talks about what you should know and have at your takeoff and landing locations.
Drone Safety, a message from Jeff Dunham and Bubba J

Drone Safety, a message from Jeff Dunham and Bubba J

Jeff Dunham and the AMA have a good message for you about flying drones.  All of these are very good rules to fly by and be sure to check out the know before you fly website at: http://knowbeforeyoufly.org/

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The Futaba Winter Wonderland Rebate

The Futaba Winter Wonderland Rebate

From Futaba: Catch winter’s hottest deals on Futaba Systems! Treat yourself or your favorite pilot or racer to the holiday’s hottest gift – a radio from Futaba, R/C’s leader in 2.4GHz technology! Click “where to buy” to locate a nearby dealer who has the system you need. And for a limited time, you can receive […]
The Hyperion G7 Series High-Voltage Lithium Battery Packs add a cutting-edge  silicon graphene material that
adds to the performance
and life of our packs.

HV and Regular Battery Pack (Quick Tip)

High-voltage packs can be charged up to a 4.35V peak voltage as compared to the 4.20V for normal LiPo packs. High-voltage LiPos also deliver more motor punch, faster speed, and longer flights. High-voltage battery packs deliver more capacity than standard batteries of the same size and weight, making them a true “free lunch” without any […]
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