By: Miriam McNabb It’s a complex problem: how to ensure that all drone operators have up-to-date information on airspace before they fly. It isn’t just a question of publishing NOTAMS and maps: drone flyers are a diverse group, ranging from professioal pilots to kids exploring the airspace for the first time. The information has to be […]Read more "B4UFLY, A Free App for Drone Operators"
by Envato Tuts+ Drones or light unmanned vehicles are opening the skies to brand new kinds of affordable aerial filmmaking. In this course learn about the innovative world of drones and how you can achieve cinematic shots that were once limited to big-budget productions. You will also learn how to fully integrate drones into your […]Read more "Learn Drone Video Production"
By: Miriam McNabb It’s time. The FAA will now implement some of the changes in regulations for recreational drones which will follow on the passage of the FAA Reauthorization Act passed last year. The FAA Reauthorization Act repealed Section 336 of the previous FAA Reauthorization, which protected recreational aircraft from new laws. The move to repeal came in response to […]Read more "The FAA’s New Rules for Recreational Drones"
By: Harry McNabb LiDAR is one of the most important tools in the commercial drone industry. While it has been around since the 1960s when it was mounted to aircraft, its uses have expanded dramatically now that LiDAR can be used with commercial drones. What is LiDAR and how does it work? LiDAR is a remote […]Read more "50 Ways LiDAR is Used in Commercial Drone Applications"
by Pond5 and DJI Discover the newly expanded Pond5 + DJI video collection, including video from top international drone pilots! EXPLORE COLLECTION As the world’s leading manufacturer of civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, DJI makes some amazing equipment, and the artists featured in this collection all make the most of it. Explore some of […]Read more "New Aerial Collection from Pond5 and DJI"
by V Renée, nofilmschool.com Drone footage can add a ton of production value to your work if you know what you’re doing. For the relatively inexpensive cost of a drone and an experienced operator (or plenty of hours of practice), you can get some dazzling shots from perspectives you’d never be able to get on […]Read more "Drone Shots You Should Be Using!"
by The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) posted a rule in the Federal Register requiring small drone owners to display the FAA-issued registration number on an outside surface of the aircraft. Owners and operators may no longer place or write registration numbers in an interior compartment. The rule is effective on […]Read more "FAA Makes Major Drone ID Marking Change"