Gyro stabilization, the IMU and flight controller is essential for a drone to fly perfectly. Three and six axis gyro stabilization technology provide navigational information to the flight controller and make drones easier and safer to fly. Gyro stabilization technology is one of the components which gives us the smooth flight capabilities allowing us to…

 

The natural beauty of Iceland, Alaska, Greenland and Svalbard are captured magnificently in these drone aerial videos.  Perhaps it’s the pristine, clear air which makes it easier to film in these regions or maybe it’s hard to film badly in such beautiful surroundings. For sure, drones are bringing beautiful images of far out regions right…

 

In this Phantom 3 review we look at it’s innovative technology and features which make this drone the most popular on the market. In the past couple of weeks the DJI Phantom 3 has become even better value with lower prices.  Further down this post, I have links to where you can get the best…

 

The Phantom 3 tilt horizon problem is a real nuisance in your aerial film.  In may cases, it can be fixed with some simple steps. While these tips for fixing horizon tilt are for the Phantom 3, many other drones have similar technology so you can use this information as a guide to fixed horizon…

 

Having a top quality drone gimbal is essential to capturing great aerial film, photography, 3D mapping, lidar, photogrammetry and other sensor driven imagery. For drones to be used widely across different sectors, it is essential that UAV gimbal stabilization technology keeps in line with drone innovation. This is very much the case so far. This…

 

A remote control lost signal while flying your Phantom 3 can be quite scary.  If you are not an experienced pilot it could lead to a crash ruining your quadcopter and perhaps causing some 3rd party damage. If you are having Phantom 3 RC signal loss at the moment, then this post along with videos…

 

All drone components are vital for you to enjoy a smooth and safe flying experience.  Knowing the parts of a drone will give you extra confidence as a drone owner.  You will know which components to inspect on a regular basis and the drone parts which are easy to replace or upgrade. Knowing your drone…

 

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…

 

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…

 

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…

 

The DJI Matrice 100  programmable drone with SDK and Guidance Visual Sensing System is a drone which is designed with the developer in mind.   It allows developers from all sectors to use the Matrice 100 as a platform to create new hardware and software applications and solve real life problems. The Matrice 100 is…

 

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…