June 21, 2016

Today marks a huge day for the U.S. drone industry, I’m talking “one small step for man” news! Finally, after years of waiting, the FAA has officially announced its final rules for commercial drone use and they are very friendly to the industry. No l...

September 9, 2015

A new drone has been announced that seeks to narrow the gap between smartphone and DSLR camera. But does it deliver? Read on to find out how well The Snap bridges the gap.

May 6, 2015

A NASA research team at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, has successfully tested their unmanned VTOL prototype aircraft, questionably named Greased Lightning, or more formally GL-10. All John Travolta jokes aside, “We have a c...

April 16, 2015

With NAB behind us, there is a ton of new aerial gear.  DJI has new phantoms.  Freefly has a new drone, gimbals, and controllers.  And a bunch of cameras with UAS in mind were announced, for example the Blackmagic micro cinema camera is specifically...

April 4, 2015

Brain Farm, a Wyoming based production company successfully flew a Phantom Flex4k on a UAS.  According to Brain Farm, they are the first to fly the camera on a UAS since the camera weighs around 15 pounds.  They were able to do so by using the Aerigo...

March 29, 2015

At Facebook’s F8 developer conference in San Francisco on Wednesday, Chief Technology Officer Mike Schroepfer announced that Facebook had successfully tested a version of their UAS.  It is very unlikely that they tested anything near the size of the...

March 26, 2015

The European Union’s Aviation Safety Agency, EASA, unveiled their latest regulatory framework  to be proposed to the governing body by December.  The framework focuses on how to incorporate UAS in modern life.  EASA refers to UAS with a few different...

February 16, 2015

Commercial drone pilots woke up to some good news Sunday morning when the FAA released a proposed rule allowing drone’s to be used for commercial purposes.

February 13, 2015

When you are on a search and rescue mission or maneuvering through obstacles, you want to make sure your drone comes out unscathed, and in some cases it’s a matter of life and death on the line. The GimBall is a lightweight carbon fiber cage that sur...

February 13, 2015

This little drone can take a hit! Not only is it capable of sustaining a blow to the wall and a crash landing, it can also withstand fire, land on water, operate through bad weather and if that’s not enough, it can also take a shot from a shotgun.

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