This is a very good use of a multirotor by researchers. by Sue Mitchell Watching marine life to gather data about behavior and abundance can be tedious and time-consuming for researchers, but recent studies indicate unmanned aircraft may offer a way around such obstacles. University of Alaska Fairbanks scientists conducted two field studies to see […]
When I think of a raven, I picture a large, heavily built crow with black plumage or something rapping on Edgar Allan Poe’s chamber door. Alex of VulcanUAV has a different idea: a monster octocopter that can lift almost any size camera you dare to put in the air. But it is still black. The […]
When does a community of enthusiasts and innovators become an industry? In the case of commercial unmanned aircraft in the United States and all of its potential applications, it is a question for academics and historians to take up years from now. When scholars assemble and analyze the chronology of events and milestones that formed […]
Brian Farm paired a Phantom Flex4K camera with an Aerigon UAV to shoot the world’s first Ultra High Definition 4K aerial drone footage. The combination is a cinematic game changer. The Phantom Flex 4K camera is capable of shooting some stunningly high-quality slow motion footage. Until now the images captured by the Phantom Flex 4K […]
While on location for an upcoming RotorDrone Magazine article, we got to capture some great footage of our race pilots flying through some very small openings. However not all flights end successfully as evident by this short video clip. This was the first and best crash of the day, at least voted by the other […]
Amazon, which one day hopes to make deliveries via drone, have got permission to take the first step in the quest. Amazon now has permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to perform testing of its Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) technology. Last Thursday the FAA issued an experimental airworthiness certificate to an unmanned aircraft design that […]
In our business we are lucky to work with some great people in the publishing world, and one of the best out there has to be our photographer Tony Donaldson. He is one of the people responsible for the latest RotorDrone Magazine cover and we enjoyed working with him on that project. Tony did a […]
The Editors for Rotor Drone Magazine are actively working on the next issue and here are some BTS images from one of those articles. Enjoy and be sure to check out the next issue for other great articles like this one.