Guide to Buying Customized Drone Wraps

DJI Mavic Pro drone on a wooden floor.

The drone industry is worth billions of dollars today and for all the right reasons. While some use it for photography and capturing splendid videos, others use them to compete in international competitions. With the ever-increasing popularity of drones, customers want something that is unique and stands out.  As a result, customized … Read more

What Are Heavy Lift Drones

Zipline Drone being tested in California

In the beginning, the drones were fragile machines but now with the new technology and advancements in material, they are capable of lifting heavier objects. Heavy lift drones, also known as delivery drones, are unmanned aerial vehicles used to transport cargo, packages, food, medical supplies, and much more. Heavy lift drones are … Read more

What Are Drone Lightshows And How Do They Work

Drone light show at Ars Electronica Futurelab, 2015

A drone display is the use of multiple drones or unmanned aerial vehicles. Often quadcopters are used for light shows. They fly in a coordinated fashion for public display. The drones are usually equipped with LEDs. Drone light shows are done at night because they make a visible figure, art, or words. … Read more

What is a Blimp Drone?

What is a Blimp Drone? Blimp drones are a new innovative take on an age-old technology that was used in historic airships. These drones are larger in size than their traditional counterparts but can provide longer airtime with higher maneuverability and more energy-efficiency. They are also known to be a much quieter … Read more

What Are Drone Swarms?

A group of drones is called a drone swarm

Ever since the technological revolution of the 21st century, there has been a significant change in many things around us. Even the basic items are now being used in various advanced and tough conditions and prove highly valuable. One such example could be taken of the various types of drone swarms and … Read more

Specialty Drones: Best Agricultural Ag Drones

agricultural drones

Drones or UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) have been around since quite some time (the early 80s). However, their practical applications rapidly expanded in the last five years, thanks to advancements in the sensor and camera technologies and falling prices. Agriculture is one of the most promising areas where drones can be very … Read more

Guide to Getting Started with Drone Racing

So you want to be part of drone racing and wondering how to start? Here’s a guide to help you get started with an exciting hobby that can be extremely daunting, yet also a rewarding learning experience. Get a cheap toy drone to learn on. Before you can go around racing with … Read more

Introduction to Robotic Drones

Robotic Drones

A drone is a flying robot. In the technological context, a drone is an unmanned aircraft. The US military and that of other countries have been using huge, expensive, missile-equipped models for a remote strike for some years. Though the explosion of drones in popularity is fairly recent, they have been around … Read more

Learn About the Exciting Emerging Profession of Being a Drone Pilot

Learn About the Exciting Emerging Profession of Being a Drone Pilot

This remote-controlled pilotless aircraft or Unnamed Aircraft System (UAS), more commonly known as a “drone”, has been widely used professionally especially in film cinematography. Did you know that there are already training programs being offered to become a drone pilot? Yes, you’ve read that right. You can now make flying a drone … Read more

How to Become a Commercially Certified Drone Pilot

As of August 29, 2016, the Federal Aviation Administration published new rules for unmanned aerial systems (UAS) under Part 107.

The rules not only included operation rules for small UAS, but it also created the Remote Pilot Certificate with a Small UAS Rating, the first and only airman certificate specifically for the use and operation of small UAS.

In order to use a small UAS or drone commercially in the United States, pilots are required to obtain their Remote Pilot Certificate.

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