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Drone Registration – What you need to know

Over the past couple of years, various Drone pilots have done some pretty stupid stuff, to the point of getting the wrong kind of attention from the FAA.  For example, irresponsible drone pilots have: Flown their drones too close to the President Have almost hit manned aircraft and Blocked Firefighters This is  just a few of many examples that have the ...

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Best Drone for GoPro

Best Drones for GoPro

The GoPro camera revolutionized the “action” photography industry, providing a small, resilient, and high definition camera that is easy to attach to pretty much anything.   Drone enthusiasts quickly realized the benefits of these awesome little cameras, and began attaching them via various different mechanisms to their quadcopters. Not soon after, manufacturers saw the demand, and quickly began creating quadcopters with both GoPro ...

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Drones for kids

Drones for kids

Drones, and in particular quadcopters, are incredibly popular right now all around the world.  They are flying off the shelves literally as fast as stores can stock them. While sometimes difficult to get, the demand has really increased the number of choices we have, and there are some really awesome drones available right now, with great features, and even low ...

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10 Incredibly interesting uses for Drones

Personal Drones have been all the rage for the past few years, as toys, and primarily as new devices for capturing amazing aerial photography.   As the technology has matured and become more mainstream, a number of practical and very interesting uses of Drone technology have emerged. Here are 10 of the most interesting uses for drones as of 2015.  We ...

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Best Cheap Quadcopters Guide

While high end quadcopters are the way to go if you’re looking for features and high definition cameras, they’re expensive.  As a result, purchasing a high end quadcopter as your first quad or even purchasing one just to play around with isn’t always the best option.  I mean, who wants to sink $500.00 into a new DJI Phantom, just to end ...

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DJI Inspire 1

Best Quadcopter with Camera Guide

Until just few years ago, aerial photography required special camera equipment, either a helicopter or airplane and a pilot to fly one.  Quadcopters with cameras, and in particular High Definition (HD) cameras changed that.   Today, photographers can purchase HD equipped quadcopters (personal drones) that allow you to take aerial photography photos and video unlike anything in the past.  The quality ...

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Hubsan X4 H107

Buying your first quadcopter

Now that you understand all the basics of quadcopter drones, it’s time to get hands on and buy your first quadcopter.   All of the theory in the world won’t help you actually learn to fly a quadcopter.  You must get one in your hands and begin flying. Which quadcopter to buy as your first quadcopter is a highly debated ...

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Smallest Quadcopter

Best Micro Quadcopter Guide

A micro quadcopter (also called mini quadcopter) is a really small quadcopter.  While there is no formal definition of what makes a quadcopter a micro quadcopter, most would agree that mini quadcopters fit in your hand and are very lightweight. Why choose a micro quadcopter over larger models?   There are few reasons.  Micro quadcopters are: Inexpensive Perfect for flying indoors Able ...

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How to use a drone controller

A drone controller, often called the transmitter, is used by a drone pilot to fly and control the drone.   In most cases, the controller uses radio signals to communicate with the drone or quadcopter.   technology hasn’t really changed much over the years, and neither have the controllers themselves. Most quadcopter controllers have: 2 sticks, for controlling the channels An LCD ...

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