Quadcopter photography

Quadcopter photography is used in many different scenarios. It is used for military and police surveillance, firefighters employ it in situations hazardous to manned aircraft, and use is growing in the civilian commercial and private sectors. Cameras can be mounted on the aircrafts, and some quadcopters have built-in equipment that can film in high definition….

Drones: How They Work

At their simplest, drones are defined as unmanned aircraft, which are used for a variety of purposes by the military, police, firefighters, civilian sectors and hobbyists. While some very advanced drones are capable of having their missions programed into them, the vast majority are still reliant on human pilots, who control the drone from a…

The Future: Civilian Drone Pilot Jobs

Drones are often tied to the military in the minds of today’s public, but the civilian uses of such equipment are steadily growing. A civilian drone is defined as a unmanned, flying, small aircraft that can be controlled via a radio control or by programming, and capable of completing a flight without a present human…

The Future of Drone Racing

It is said that drone racing is going to be the sport of the future. Have you ever heard of the first National Drone Racing Championship? This is something many people don’t realize exists. There was also the World Drone Prix in Dubai – the winner, a 15-year-old boy from England took home a total…

Drones and Quadcopter Glossary

With the increasing presence of drones, quadcopters, and other small, unmanned aircraft in the world, both for professional and personal use, it is important to know the jargon around these aircraft. Unmanned aircraft are used in many different situations, from military reconnaissance, police surveillance, firefighting investigation, inspecting pipelines and power lines, search and rescue missions,…

Drones and Quadcopter Safety

In the last few years Drones have become increasingly popular not just for commercial and military use but with households all over the USA. This rise in popularity has resulted in concerns regarding safety and privacy. The FAA [Federal Aviation Administration] now requires drones for commercial and recreational use to be registered. There are also…