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June 8, 2017
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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
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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
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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 […]
July 16, 2015
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Everybody’s a Photographer

Camera mounts & gimbals How can such a simple device play a critical role? Well, having a super stable quadcopter without a good camera mount is analogous to a good camera with lousy lenses. Premium video can be easily compromised by a wobbly camera mount with sluggish controls, often a […]
March 12, 2015
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Is it Legal to Fly My Quadcopter in Australia?

So, what are the rules? Is it legal to fly my quadcopter in Australia? That seems to be one of the first questions we’re asked. The straight answer according to the CASA (Civil Aviation Safety Authority) is that it is illegal to fly an RPA (Remote Piloted Aircraft) for commercial […]
October 1, 2014
Broken Quadcopter

Crashing and breaking your quadcopter is bound to happen.

If you crashed while flying, you might have broken some of the quadcopter’s arms. There’s no easy way to fix this, so just disassemble the frame and replace the arm with a spare. After crashing, check if the battery is damaged. A damaged lithium polymer battery can explode! Immediately after […]
September 15, 2014
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Flight Training 101

Pilot training for the newby Kick start pilot training with fun and motivation. Although simulators offers a controlled environment, it should only play a supplemental role in pilot training. The primary training tool should be an inexpensive small to midsized quadcopter (e.g. L6036, 998s, Evo Flyer and X-Drone Nano for […]