DJI recommends you use its flight simulation app to practice FPV flying before your first time.Read more "Nervous about FPV? Try this DJI Practice App Before Flying"
StolenDroneInfo scans various open-source sites for signs of filched UAVs turning up online or in the air.Read more "New site helps pilots, cops scan resale or use of stolen drones"
by Paul Joy How complicated is it to fly a drone from a moving ship? Quite difficult it seems! Paul Joy highlights the problems and explains the solutions. He’ll show you some of the steps you can take to make sure you don’t lose your drone. He begins with some safety considerations when working on […]Read more "How to Fly a Drone from a Boat or Ship"
By Sean Berry | Videomaker The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is expanding its requirements for pilots to operate a drone in the U.S. This week, it released a new training program all U.S. drone pilots must pass if they want to fly a drone — commercially and recreationally. Known as the Recreational UAS Safety Test (TRUST), this […]Read more "You can’t legally fly drones in the U.S. without taking this test"
by DroneDJ | Scott Simmie TRUST stands for The Recreational UAS Safety Test, and it’s mandatory for all hobbyists/non-commercial drone pilots. We thought it would be a good idea to take the free test, and get a refresher at the same time. So the TRUST test is here. And before long, hobbyists and recreational pilots […]Read more "The FAA’s Free TRUST test is here"
by Scott Simmie, DroneDJ So you’re set for a recreational flight. Something goes wrong, and a bystander gets clipped with a prop. Before you know it, there’s a lawsuit and they’re seeking damages of $750,000. This could, unless you’ve literally got money to burn, wipe you out. But there’s a better way: insurance. Most professional […]Read more "Want Simple Drone Insurance? Try SkyWatch"
by Pav Guliani This is a brilliant and relatively easy way to turn your somewhat boring drone footage into an epic and dramatic shot simply using free alpha channel clouds you can easily find across the internet! #drone #clouds #jeffvlogRead more "Easily Add Clouds to your Drone Shots // Adobe After Effects Tutorial"
by Josh Spires, DroneDJ First of all, Merry Christmas and happy holidays to everyone from the GLJ Media Group! So… you’ve just gotten a drone for Christmas? Learning the rules Now that your batteries are charging and you’ve taken everything out, it’s the perfect time to learn the rules for your new flying machine. It is […]Read more "Just got a drone? Read this before flying!"
by DroneDJ When it comes to free software, you’re relying on continuous support and upgrades, courtesy of a network of volunteers who believe in the product. Finds like that are truly a score, and we like to share news of them when we can. So it’s in that spirit that this post will alert some […]Read more "VSDC Video Editor: Can free video editing software be any good? Yes, it can…"
by Grant J. Guillot, Dronelife As quarantines, shutdowns, and social distancing regulations are implemented around the globe to deal with the current pandemic, drone companies are stepping up to do what they can. Drones are an ideal tool to keep business going despite social distancing measures – but service providers say that they could do […]Read more "Drones are the Ideal Tool for Keeping the Economy Moving Despite Social Distancing. Here’s How."