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July 9, 2020

Ride An EHang Passenger Drone Directly To Your Hotel

I’m typically an avid traveler, frequently taking my drones to spots around the world like Australia, Oman and even the Arctic Circle. This summer, I’m staying […]
July 1, 2020

The Art of a Drone Selfie

Generally speaking, I always thought of selfies as being harmless fun. However, the idea of people becoming obsessed with the manufacturing of their own self-portraits came […]
June 26, 2020

Skydio 2 Review: Yes, It’s A Freakishly Smart Drone

NOTE: The Skydio 2 is not yet available in Australia and no time frame has been given. Prices quoted below are in American Dollars. I’ve flown, […]
June 23, 2020

Drones Made In The USA: The American Drone Companies You Need To Know

There are a number of reasons to buy a product made in the USA — supporting your local economy, potentially better customer service (ie. you can […]
June 21, 2020

This Rice Planting Drone Could Mitigate China’s Labor Shortage

Amidst fears that an ever-decreasing agricultural workforce could undermine future production and supply of food, a rice planting drone might save the day. XAG, a Chinese […]
June 20, 2020

Mavic Air 2 Review: It’s Everything You Expect – And That’s A Good Thing

Reviewing new drones can often be unexpected. The first time I flew the original Mavic Pro, I was delighted by how small it really was — […]
June 12, 2020

Why The Phantom 4 Pro Is Still The Reigning King In Photogrammetry (with a caveat)

The following guest post about the Phantom 4 Pro for photogrammetry was written by Jon Ellinger, an ASPRS Certified Photogrammetrist and Mapping Scientist in Remote Sensing […]
May 20, 2020

What Is 5G, And What Does It Mean For Drones?

You’ve heard the buzzword at CES, drone conferences, on forums and in tech company marketing. 5G. It’s the future of drones. But what is 5G, and […]
May 14, 2020

North Carolina Delivery Drones Hone In On Coronavirus Relief

For a glimpse at the future of drone delivery, look to the skies above North Carolina, where drones are providing a number of delivery-based tasks. It’s […]