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March 7, 2019
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NYC Drone Film Festival Best in Show

The New York City Drone Film Festival’s mission is to help progress the art of aerial cinematography and storytelling using drones. Congratulations to all the #NYCDFF winners! 2019 #NYCDFF WINNERS CINEMATIC FPV CATEGORY & BEST IN SHOW – MOABLASTER 2 – THE STORM by AIRBLASTR EXTREME SPORTS CATEGORY – GOOD […]
December 12, 2018
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A Day In the Life of a Commercial Drone Operator

Within the past few years, drones have become just another tool in the toolbox for movie creators, both big and small. The next time you finish watching your favorite feature film or TV show, pay attention to the credits at the end. More than likely, you will see the names […]
November 5, 2018

Fluidity Technologies FT Aviator Drone Controller

Drone pilots, from commercial experts to novices, can now increase their flight precision and improve their image/video quality with a first-of-its-kind single-handed controller from Fluidity Technologies. The FT Aviator drone controller was conceptualized and designed by former NASA  astronaut, pilot and physician Scott Parazynski, who has applied spaceflight and robotics […]
September 18, 2018
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New Battery Configuration Allows 2-Hour Flights

California-based startup Impossible Aerospace says that their new battery configuration can allow drones to fly for two hours! The company says it simply rethought the way drones are designed and built and notes that its first drone, which is about the size of a DJI Phantom, can last up to […]
September 13, 2018

Drone World PhoenixHD Racing Drone

Built for FPV beginners & FPV racers, the PhoenixHD FPV Drone Kit is the most versatile drone on the market today. Explore your new world with crystal clear digital video feed and capture the soaring essence of a bird’s eye view unlike ever before. After three years of engineering, The […]
September 6, 2018

Drone Ambulance Nets $20K Prize

Vincenco Navanteri’s idea for a “drone ambulance” has won a $20,000 grant at the second FAI International Drones Conference and Expo in Lausanne, Switzerland. He won the grant to help him and his team develop their idea of a self-piloting drone ambulance that could carry a single person for up […]
August 23, 2018

Solar-Powered Drone

Aircraft that can take off and land directly without the need for a runway – such as helicopters and quadcopters – are attractive for personal, commercial and military applications as they require less physical space and infrastructure compared to traditional fixed wing planes. A team from the National University of […]