All drone parts and components are vital to a smooth and safe flight.  Knowing the parts of a drone will give you extra confidence while flying.  You will also know which components to inspect on a regular basis and the drone parts which are easy to replace or upgrade. If you have any flight problems,…

 

Lidar sensors on UAVs capture imagery which only a few years ago needed an aircraft, large heavy lidar sensors and a crew to accomplish. A lidar sensor mounted on a UAV, along with sophisticated software can process lidar images very quickly in the cloud, so effective decisions can be made by stakeholders and relevant parties….

 

Flying using FPV drone goggles is a terrific experience. To have the best flying experience, it is important to buy the best FPV glasses which are correct for you. Knowing what field of view, adjustable IPD, glass optics, resolution and digital head tracking is, will help you pick the right drone goggles. A number of…

 

What is a drone and how do drones work is answered here in very easy to understand language. Drone technology is constantly evolving as new innovation and big investment is bringing more advanced drones to the market every few months. In this article, I will discuss UAV technology on the most popular drones on the…

 

A thermal imaging camera on a drone turns it into a powerful tool which can be used in many sectors from construction, mining, electrical, surveillance, firefighting, search and rescue. Thermal drones which use vision imaging cameras have so many positive uses by detecting heat coming from almost all objects and materials turning them into images…

 

Here are the DJI Spark firmware update steps to bring it to the latest version.  These Spark firmware instructions include updating the quadcopter, the remote controller and the Spark battery. The DJI Spark remote controller firmware can also be updated at the same time or separately. By upgrading to the latest DJI Spark firmware version,…

 

Knowing how to calibrate the Phantom 4 IMU is important.  If your Phantom 4 is flying erratically, not flying or hovering correctly, then your best option is to fly the drone in and calibrate the IMU. When the IMU is back in the green and within the ideal range, then it is safe to fly…

 

Knowing how to calibrate the DJI Spark IMU, compass or remote control quickly is important.  If your DJI Spark quadcopter is flying erratically or drifting when it should be hovering, fly the quadcopter in straight away. Then quickly calibrate the Spark compass and IMU before the battery runs critically low where you shouldn’t attempt the…

 

This DJI Mavic highlights and frequently asked questions post will give you all the important information on this superb mini fold up drone. The Mavic Pro is small, however, this does not mean it is lacking in drone innovation. In fact, the Mavic is packed with new drone technology such as 3 new active tracking…

 

With Follow Me drone technology, the UAV is programmed to automatically follow you around, giving you many opportunities to film unique aerial shots. It is hands free flying and filming. At present there are 2 types of drone Follow Me mode technology.  This article presents a quick guide to drones that follow you, along with…

 

Here are ten tips to fix Mavic Pro disconnected problems including loss of signal to the remote controller and loss of video transmission to the DJI Go 4 app. These DJI Mavic Pro disconnect issues and problem can happen at any time from your first flight to some months later.  Mavic disconnects can happen close…

 

FPV live video using radio frequency antenna, transmitter and receiver signaling technology is one of the main reasons why drones have become so popular. This live video transmission along with high quality cameras allow drones to be used in many positive ways across many sectors.  It’t also a terrific experience, seeing what the drone camera…