These three ready-to-fly micros from Rage RC are the perfect gift for drone enthusiasts of all ages. They’re small enough to be flown indoors, yet sophisticated enough to keep experienced pilots engaged. Whether you choose the Jetpack Commander with 6-axis gyro control, the NanoCam with altitude hold and auto takeoff and landing or the tiny […]
This is the latest offering by Yuneec, their new H520 commercial drone. Although this is a first look at this nice bird, we are very impressed at what we were able to do with it on our first outing. There will be a full review in the next issue of RotorDrone Magazine.
Most of the videos that you view online today have a lot in common: They are shot on a digital video camera, are cut together to some music, have had some titles added, and are compressed and then uploaded. The online audience has an insatiable appetite for aerial footage, and you want to make sure […]
A guide for the aerial photographer and videographer by Team PhotoDrone It‘s no secret that rotor drones and aerial-camera systems are a match made in heaven. With the increasing quality of cameras and downlink video links and the amazing developments in flight controller and stabilization systems, getting those exciting bird’s-eye-view images is easier than ever […]
The Los Angeles Drone Film Festival is the sister of the NEW YORK CITY DRONE FILM FESTIVAL. The Los Angeles Drone Film Festival will bring the world’s best drone films to the big screen with a distinctive LA twist. The day of the festival will also be rounded out with a series of panel discussions geared […]
President Trump and Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao announced the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Pilot Program today — an initiative aimed at exploring expanded use of drones. This new program will allow companies and local governments to use drones in ways that the Federal Aviation Administration currently doesn’t allow. That includes “beyond-visual-line-of-sight flights, nighttime operations, […]
Here is a nice write-up by Markus Waibel about the project Verity Studios has put together to perform at Metallica concerts. Metallica’s European WorldWired tour, which opened to an ecstatic crowd of 15,000 in Copenhagen’s sold-out Royal Arena this Saturday, features a swarm of micro drones flying above the band. Shortly after the band breaks […]
From Spektrum: The SPMVM435 4.3 inch full-color FPV monitor allows novice or even seasoned FPV enthusiasts the opportunity to experience FPV without the need for a traditional headset. The VM435 FPV monitor features an integrated Digital Video Recorder (DVR). Pilots can now record their inflight FPV footage straight to a micro SD card (32GB maximum), […]
When DJI comes out with something new, it always makes news, and its new Inspire 2 is the hot ticket right now. Improving on a well-built and tested design, the Inspire 2 is a little bigger and faster than its predecessor. We tested out the package that came with the Zenmuse X5S and two transmitters.