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October 17, 2017

Not Just Toys: 7 Jobs that Drones Make Easier

By now, we’re all familiar with delivery drones. They’re great! You get your package (or even your pizza) much sooner, and everyone’s happy. Outside of deliveries, there are tons of things that drones are doing where the whole world benefits. Drones can be used to do dangerous or nearly impossible […]
October 5, 2017

Not Only Flying: 7 Career Paths to Take If You Love Drones

Drones started as a hobby, but hobbyists changed the world. Now, drones are used in many parts of everyday life. The advent of drones has changed the way that we do business and interact with the world around us. If you’re passionate about drones, you can use that passion to […]
September 6, 2017

Drone Hacking: How to Protect Your Drone from Being Hijacked

It’s much easier to steal a drone than it is to steal a car. Since drones rely on technology to run, it’s easy for experienced hackers to infiltrate that technology and take control of a drone that doesn’t belong to them. Breaking into a drone is almost exactly the same […]
August 30, 2017

Beat the Truck: Amazing Life-Saving Deliveries Made By Drones

Drones are more than just fun gadgets that take impressive aerial photos. More and more companies are utilizing drones to change the way they work, and some of those companies prioritize the welfare of humankind above all else. Since drones can quickly reach areas that may not be accessible by […]
August 11, 2017
Quadrocopters on a plastic box in the grass

3 Reasons Why Large-Scale Drone Delivery Hasn’t Taken Off Yet

We were told that drone delivery was going to be so ubiquitous, we wouldn’t think twice about it anymore. Drones would be flooding the skies, zipping about from place to place, delivering packages all around the world. But that reality hasn’t quite worked out yet – so what’s going on? […]
June 8, 2017
drone quad copter with high resolution digital camera

Selling a House? Here Is How a Drone Can Help You

Drones have become more accessible and consequently, their uses and applications have also increased. In fact, drone photography and filming have become established industries and are now being used in many different ways. Drones make life easier for photographers by filming hard to reach places. Drones can also enhance projects […]
April 26, 2017
Phantom 3 Drone

Flying a Drone: A Quick Guide for Beginners

Drones are becoming increasingly popular and less expensive. A lot of people are getting in on the drone game. Though it looks easy when other people fly their drones in videos, you might find that it’s a completely different story when you actually have your own drone in your hands. […]
April 6, 2017
drone remote control

Is Sky The Limit? 6 Legal Issues Drone Users Must Consider

As drones become more popular and affordable, the recreational use of Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) is on the rise. However, many drone users have no idea about the laws which regulate this type of activity. We’ve been hearing news about near misses between drones and other aircrafts frequently these days, […]
July 16, 2015
Designer Drone

What’s in a Drone?

Quadcopter design A torque free architecture Whilst the main frame (hub) houses all the electronics, four radiating arms (booms) provide stable mounting positions for 4 rotors. Each rotor consists of a propeller driven by a motor controlled by an ESC (electronic speed controller) which is usually located on a ventilated […]
July 16, 2015
Hands manipulate the radio-control for toy

Controlling the Beast

Controlling the Beast RC Controllers Basic quadcopter controls A RC Quadcopter is piloted via a transmitter radio’s joysticks and switches. These instructions are then transmitted and received by a receiver on the quadcopter. The quadcopter flight controller serves as the central station where all incoming information is processed. An advanced […]