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There are a bunch of apps out there for drone pilots, but with so much choice it’s hard to know what’s worth your time and money. We thought we’d feature a few that might help improve your flying experience. Hover Hover is essentially like having a wise, veteran pilot with a supportive arm around your […]

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Each week we feature a video sent to us by Dronetheworld.com, a site that collects and maps drone videos from around the world. from the folks at DronetheWorld: This week’s pick by Kirill Menadzhiev shows us where we probably should have been on father’s day – somewhere up north with a cold beer or two, […]

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Guest  post by Alan Perlman, UAV Coach — Small unmanned aerial systems have beneficial societal applications that far surpass the odd viral video here and there. Here are five of the many applications for drones in society: Search and Rescue The most immediate societal application impacting humans might be the use of this technology in […]

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It’s no news that investors are flocking to the drone industry – venture capital funding for drone startups topped $450 million last year.  And where is all of that money going?  The top country in the world right now for drone investment isn’t China with it’s strong manufacturing sector, Israel with it’s military drone dominance, or […]

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DRONE VOLT, the French provider of commercial drone solutions, has announced the JANUS 360 by DRONE VOLT, a Drone dedicated for 360° Virtual Reality content production. Virtual reality is growing and has a tremendous future with the growing need for 3D content filmed in 360° for cinematography, tourism, advertising, sports & sports training, gaming, design […]

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Need some motivation to get out and fly your drone this weekend? This film by Kai Jonny Thue Venøy will definitely get you inspired! It was filmed with a DJI Phantom 2 (GoPro Black 3 and 4), DJI Phantom 3 Professional and DJI Phantom 4 in several locations: Norway: Åheim, Hoddevik, Strynsvatn, Røfsdalsnipa, Blæja, Kvandalseggja, Blåfjellet, Svolvær,

Following the success of the second New York City Drone Film Festival, Yeah Drones is announcing the Liberty Cup FPV Drone Race set for July 30/31. They have partnered with the Liberty Science Center to bring you a high octane combination of virtual reality, video gaming and STEM-education. Competitions will be held in MINIQUAD RACING

With the FAA expected to provide more relaxed regulations later this year, the markets for drone services and opportunities throughout North America are expected to grow. In anticipation of this, German UAV manufacturer, microdrones has merged with Avyon, the North American UAV solutions provider that brought the microdrones brand to North America three years ago. […]

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As GoPro shares continue to tumble, the company has decided to delay the release of its highly anticipated Karma drone until the holiday season. The Karma was originally expected in the first six months of 2016. One thing GoPro did release yesterday was its financial statements for the first quarter of 2016. Worryingly, revenue is […]

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