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The E90 is a wide-angle, high-resolution camera that produces high-quality photo and video.

Music for Drone Videos

  When it comes to adding music to your videos, you have to be careful about your selection, not just creatively but legally. You don’t want to infringe on any copyrights and risk having your video taken down or, worse, being served a lawsuit. The good news is that you have a ton of options. […]
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Props for Racing and Camera Drones

What props would you use for a racing drone versus a camera drone? In general, are there particular things that a pilot should look for in a prop?   In answer to your first question, not all props are designed the same. The technology is so advanced that, nowadays, we develop specific props that are […]

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Ready, Set, Go! Setting Up Your Own Drone Race

Ready, Set, Go! Setting Up Your Own Drone Race

By John Reid Photos by Lesley Cunningham Greenlee & Cheryl Volmacka Maltby Most races are organized by people who just get together and set up their own event. To see how this is done, we followed a group of racers as they packed up and headed out to some old abandoned houses in the desert […]
Rural Racer, Motorcycle with a drone

Rural Racer, Motorcycle with a drone

Yes, you read that right! the latest motorcycle concept is the Rural Racer Project, a custom motorcycle collaboration between Velomacchi and Yahama Motorcycles. Velomacchi, an Oregon-based premium motorcycle accessory and lifestyle brand, developed the Rural Racer Project with Yamaha Motorcycles to showcase the  companies’ mutual roots in moto heritage, technology, and innovation. The project also […]

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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 […]
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.

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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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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 Recovery

Drone Recovery

Here is a quick video on how to recover your drone once you lose orientation of its direction.
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