Here is a great story from Air & Space Magazine (July 2015) By mark Betancourt. Sentinels in the sky are hunting the poachers. Biologists predict that within 10 years, rhinos and elephants could be extinct in the African wild because of poaching. Wildlife rangers patrolling millions of acres of land are mostly helpless to stop […]
When does a community of enthusiasts and innovators become an industry? In the case of commercial unmanned aircraft in the United States and all of its potential applications, it is a question for academics and historians to take up years from now. When scholars assemble and analyze the chronology of events and milestones that formed […]
Brian Farm paired a Phantom Flex4K camera with an Aerigon UAV to shoot the world’s first Ultra High Definition 4K aerial drone footage. The combination is a cinematic game changer. The Phantom Flex 4K camera is capable of shooting some stunningly high-quality slow motion footage. Until now the images captured by the Phantom Flex 4K […]
While on location for an upcoming RotorDrone Magazine article, we got to capture some great footage of our race pilots flying through some very small openings. However not all flights end successfully as evident by this short video clip. This was the first and best crash of the day, at least voted by the other […]
Amazon, which one day hopes to make deliveries via drone, have got permission to take the first step in the quest. Amazon now has permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to perform testing of its Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) technology. Last Thursday the FAA issued an experimental airworthiness certificate to an unmanned aircraft design that […]
In our business we are lucky to work with some great people in the publishing world, and one of the best out there has to be our photographer Tony Donaldson. He is one of the people responsible for the latest RotorDrone Magazine cover and we enjoyed working with him on that project. Tony did a […]
In the feature story “Innovation Takes Flight” in the January 2015 issue, Tim Bresien takes a look at what companies around the world are accomplishing with multirotors. Horizon AP is at the forefront of an emerging industry and serves as a model of what is possible in a clearly regulated market.
The Editors for Rotor Drone Magazine are actively working on the next issue and here are some BTS images from one of those articles. Enjoy and be sure to check out the next issue for other great articles like this one.
As we said before, multi-rotor aircraft or drones are becoming rather popular and can fill a variety of needs, but we didn’t really see this one coming. We found this story on News10.com and they reported that some entrepreneurs can see another use for drones: advertising. Gauravjit Singh on Monday launched a startup that uses […]