Tomorrow, Skylum’s newest software program — AirMagic — hits the market. I’ve had a chance to try it out for the past couple weeks. And despite the fact that I’m
In this article, I review the new Brother AirScouter WD-300C Head-mounted Display, that I have been using for the last 3 weeks. In much of my commercial drone work, I am a
When I fly my drone, most places have dust, dirt, sand or vegetation and other debris on the ground. Even when there is asphalt, there is most often dirt, dust,
You have flown in beginner mode using GPS a few times and are getting comfortable with the controls. You can launch it yourself and bring it back home. You should
In Part 1, I wrote about buying a new or used drone and getting it registered. Now it’s time to unbox it and prepare for its maiden voyage. Here is
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released the “Operation and Certification of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems” final rule for non-hobby and non-recreational purposes today. Read on for a brief summary. The
It is that time of year again. NAB is just around the corner. My inbox and social media have already been flooded with official announcements and “unofficial” leaks. What am I excited to see on the show floor? There is a lot to cover, so let’s dive in.
At least as much as anyone, I’m intrigued by drones. I’ve always wanted to be a pilot, I’m reading a book on the Wright Brothers right now, I fly every
Drones are really a lot of fun once you safely learn to fly them. Here are a few important tips to help you get up and flying. I didn’t list them in any particular order, so be sure to read through all of them before you get started.
Registration of drones-unmanned aerial vehicles or UAVs is now the law of the land starting today, Monday December 21, 2015. The process couldn’t be simpler. Go to https://registermyuas.faa.gov. If you
Today, the FAA formally announced plans for the registration of small unmanned aircraft (UAS), better known as “drones”. Reaction to the FAA plan has been mixed. Many understand the need; some see it as unnecessary governmental intrusion, especially hobbyist pilots.