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Drone Antennae (Left vs. Right)

Drone Antennae (Left vs. Right)

Some antennae have LHCP and other have RHCP. What does that mean? Can they be used together, and is one better than the other?   “LHCP” stands for “left-hand circular polarized,” and “RHCP” stands for “right-hand circular polarized.” A LHCP antenna will produce a left-hand corkscrew pattern from the wire lobes, and a RHCP antenna […]
3D printers to watch for

3D printers to watch for

There is no denying that the consumer 3D printer is quickly coming of age. There is growing competition among companies to find new and less expensive ways of automating the process of making realworld objects out of virtual ones. But while for some companies the imperative is to improve quality and performance, others focus on […]

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Drones in Mining

Drones in Mining

This is the third in a new series of Drone Analyst white papers intended to share lessons learned within specific industries. These reports will help you as a business owner in those industries maximize the value that drones can deliver. This year we are building on the analysis we did for the 2016 “Truth About” […]
Drone Captures a Thrill Ride

Drone Captures a Thrill Ride

File this under “No way!” A drone captured  Michal Kollbek’s incredible thrill ride along the White Line in Sedona, Arizona. Our thanks to videographer Marshall Mullen for sharing this on YouTube!  

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Video: Drones Over Scotland

Video: Drones Over Scotland

Filmmaker John Duncan used DJI’s Inspire 1 and Phantom 3 to capture Scotland’s incredible wilderness in this aerial video. It will take across the country to sites like the Highlands and Islands on the west coast and John O’Groats and North Berwick on the east to experience some of the region’s most beautiful scenery.
The Rise RXS270

The Rise RXS270

Getting into the world of drone racing often requires building the quad from a kit and soldering all of the ESCs and motors to the flight controller. The new RISE RXS270 is attempting to change all of that with an almost-ready-to-fly racer. It is designed with lightweight carbon-fiber construction and made for the intermediate to expert pilot. To read more on […]

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How the Dutch hang a hammock…

How the Dutch hang a hammock…

A brilliant idea. Also a terrible idea. Clearly the drone rules in the Netherlands are slightly more relaxed — as is this pilot, no doubt!
Robot Flies a Drone

Robot Flies a Drone

In this fun video, a NAO robot takes the controls of a DJI Phantom drone. “How fast can I go?” asks the robot … Enjoy!

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Our Top 10 Posts of 2016

Our Top 10 Posts of 2016

These are our top ten posts of 2016 Number 10 This Eagle Wants to Kill Your Drone No joke: this bird of prey is trained to capture rogue drones. Dutch police, working with a raptor training company called “Guard From Above” demonstrated the eagle’s drone-disabling skills in this video, in which the trained eagle grabs a […]
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