These aerial videos of the Scottish Highlands really show off the wild beauty of our amazing planet. Scotland is pretty unique with its mountain ranges, rugged landscapes, fresh lakes, flowers and fauna.  It is one great place for quietness, peace, fresh air and some great outdoor activity. High quality drones with stabilization gimbals and quality…

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Imagine your drone being hacked into and stolen while in mid flight. Your drone just starts to fly away from you. After you run to see where it has gone, your cannot find it. It has just disappeared. Or just as bad, you lose control of your drone and it crashes.  You blame your piloting…

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These magnificent aerial shots from SkyPixel prove how much drone aerial photography took a giant leap forward in 2015. The quality of drones coming to the market has been phenomenal with new innovation in flight systems, sensor technology, gimbal stabilization and cameras. 2016 will also be a terrific year for drone innovation. 2015 was the first year…

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Here are 6 beautiful gardens filmed by drones. These beautiful garden videos are from Washington, Rome, Netherlands, Singapore, Israel and Ireland.  There are perhaps thousands of great gardens on this planet with Earth itself being the greatest.  Below is just a selection of best drone videos of gardens filmed at the moment.  Over the coming years we…

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Investment in the drone sector is growing significantly each year.   We are seeing investment funds, big technology firms and wealthy individuals investing in the drone sector.  This big money is moving into the most innovative companies in the drone sector. Below, I detail Yuneec, 3DR, Ehang and DJI with their total investment to date. DJI…

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Keeping your DJI Phantom 3 firmware updated is extremely important. Firmware updates contain fixes for bugs, add new features and make improvements.  With the Phantom 3, you update both the quadcopter and remote controller with the same firmware file. Since the release of the new Phantom 3 Professional and Advanced models in April, there are…

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The market for lidar UAVs and their applications is growing fast and and will continue to increase over the next decade.  In 2015, the figure spent on drones using Lidar was around the USD 300 million. However the lidar market is expected to rise to more than $1 billion by 2020. This is an increase…

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The Phantom 3 IMU calibration procedure is simple and takes between 5 and 10 minutes. The IMU calibration will fix many of the Phantom 3 issues including erratic flying, no signal and compass errors. The IMU calibration will fix excessive warm up times, off horizon viewing issues and the usual yellow and red flashing lights…

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The Phantom 3 and Inspire 1 now have DJI waypoint navigation by a firmware and Go App update and not through the Ground Station app. Both drones are pretty impressive. However, when these drones were first released they didn’t come with waypoint navigation which was certainly a big disappointment. Not having waypoints took most people…

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The 3DR X8 quadcopter range is without doubt top notch. In this X8 quadcopter review, we look at this powerful, reliable and easy to fly drone along with its options and uses.  We review both the X8+ for aerial photography, the X8-M for mapping and the Mission Planner software. What the X8 quadcopter gives you…

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Buying the best value drone for your money isn’t easy.  If it is your first quadcopter, then you will want a drone which is easy to fly, a drone which takes great aerial video and also has FPV (First Person View).  With so many drones coming to the market, the choices can be too much….

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Increasing the FPV range on the Phantom 2 Vision+ really adds to the enjoyment of flying.   You can fly higher and further giving you opportunities to photograph and film unique aerial footage.  This post with videos give you 2 terrific solutions to extending the FPV range on your Phantom 2 Vision+.

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The Phantom 2 Ground Station app allows for the setting up of autonomous waypoints.  What this means is that your Phantom 2 quadcopter  will fly autonomously from takeoff, then through its programmed points to its destination and also land safely. It is exciting technology and shows us the potential of drones in everyday life. The Ground…

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With a few small Parrot AR drone mods, you can double the flight time and make your AR drone stronger. The Parrot AR 2.0 drone range can also be extended and it’s a great feeling to fly higher and further. These Parrot drone mods and upgrades will also prolong the life of the motors, gears…

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When your Phantom loses GPS signal and enters failsafe mode, their are always some anxious moments as you are unsure whether your quadcopter will return to its home point. If the Phantom is out of sight, the anxiety is even greater until you see your Phantom coming back to you.  It’s not a good feeling…

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These 3 drone videos over New York City are just WOW. They really prove how beautiful New York city is. These professional drone videos take you all over New York City showing off some the top Big Apple landmarks along with magnificent aerial views. The 1st aerial NYC view takes you right into the heart…

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Problems with the GPS signal or loss of GPS on your Phantom 2 Vision is a worry and can lead to fly away issues or in the worse case, your drone crashing. This article and drone diy video below will show you how to improve the GPS signal on your Phantom 2 Vision+. You can look…

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Very informative interview with Lucas Van Oostrum, CTO & Co-Founder of the Aerialtronics Drone Company. Aerialtronics produce the Altura Zenith drones which are high tech, have long flight times and can carry heavy payloads. If you’re looking at starting a drone business or trying to understand why the drone market is growing, this interview is…

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Leading drone company 3DR CEO Chris Anderson speaks with Emily Chang of Bloomberg taking us from his kitchen table in 2007 to the major drone company they are now. Chris gives us some ideas on the future of drones in this interview. Listening to the interview, it’s hard to believe that in 2007, the drone…

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Here are 4 beautiful drone videos of the Caribbean.  What a combination.  The Caribbean is famous for its natural beauty and drone videos are the best way to capture magnificent scenery. These beautiful and best drone videos of the Caribbean are filmed in the Virgin Gorda, Saint Martin’s, Dominican Republic and on the Island of…

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