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

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Understanding drone motor and propeller direction, along with design show us how a quadcopter works. Quadcopters today, are very easy to fly in any direction. They can also hover in place super smoothly. The engineering and design is different to an airplane or helicopter for flying. In this post we look at how a quadcopter…

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Knowing how to set the white balance in your aerial photography is critical to capturing perfect aerial photos. While you can fix and transform your photos on the computer, you cannot beat getting it correct out in the field. The information in this post covers white balance in general so you can use this knowledge…

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Having the fisheye effect in your aerial photos is a big problem.  However, barrel distortion correction in your existing aerial photos can easily be solved with a number of software programs. This post with examples and videos show you exactly what fisheye distortion is, how it comes about and how you can remove it using…

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These top drone aerial filming tips, flying techniques and maneuvers are easy to follow and with some practice your aerial filming will improve dramatically. Great aerial filming is more than knowing camera settings such as white balance, shutter speeds, aperture and ISO settings. To get great aerial video, you need to plan your trip, check…

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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 numerous sectors. It is a terrific flying experience as you are seeing…

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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…

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With drone aerial photography, it is important to use a top quality camera, so you get the best photos every time. You also need a drone camera which has plenty of settings. The better your understanding is of these camera settings, then your aerial photography and filming will come on in leaps and bounds. Understanding…

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Knowing how to calibrate the Mavic 2 Pro and Zoom vision sensors is very important. If your are receiving the Mavic 2 vision system error, or if your quadcopter is flying erratically, perhaps not hovering correctly, then you need to calibrate the Mavic 2 Vision Positioning System. Also, if the Mavic 2 vision system is…

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For a drone to fly perfectly, the IMU, gyro stabilization and flight controller technology is essential. Drones today use three and six axis gyro stabilization technology to provide navigational information to the flight controller, which make drones easier and safer to fly. Gyro stabilization technology is one of the most important components, allowing the drone…

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This updated DJI Mavic Pro review with frequently asked questions has all the important information on this superb fold up drone. The Mavic Pro is small and is packed with the latest drone innovations. The Mavic Pro has some exciting new technology such as 3 new active tracking modes, even better hovering precision, more advanced…

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The DJI Assistant 2 software contains extra settings and utilities for all DJI equipment such as drones, gimbals and cameras. With the DJI Assistant 2 Mavic, you have options to upload  flight data, black box information, calibrate your vision sensors and upgrade your firmware. There is also a DJI Assistant 2 Simulator for testing flight…

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The DJI Mavic 2 updates contain fixes and improvements to your quadcopter. It is not just the Mavic 2 quadcopter and its components which the firmware upgrade fixes and improves. These DJI Mavic 2 firmware upgrades also contain software for the the remote controller and batteries.  So it is very important to install the latest Mavic…

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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,…

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

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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…

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Knowing how to calibrate the Mavic Pro vision sensor is very important.  If the vision system error on your Mavic Pro appears, then calibration may fix the problem. Also, if you are flying your Mavic Pro and the vision system error occurs, you need to fly the quadcopter back to you straight away. Below we…

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Understanding hyperfocal distance will greatly enhance the quality of your landscape photography.  Here we explain everything about hyperfocal distance and how to get it right.  Then, you can practice setting the hyperfocal distance on your particular camera. Below you will find a hyperfocal distance chart, the mathematical formula and where you can download a hyperfocal…

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A quality neutral density gradient filter is one of great tools used by top aerial photographers to capture the perfect photo and film. Here, we’ll explain what a neutral density gradient filter does and how it will add that extra bit of quality to your aerial landscape photography. Along with this information on graduated neutral…

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To repair and replace your Parrot AR drone parts is quite easy. Fixing your AR drone will also save you time and money.  This article with AR drone repair videos show you how to inspect and replace your Parrot AR drone parts. The below videos cover everything from checking and maintaining your AR drone, to…

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Updating your DJI Goggles firmware is very important.  Each DJI Goggle update will contain fixes for bugs and add new features. Here we show you how to update the firmware on your DJI Goggles using either the DJI Go 4 app or the DJI Assistant 2 app. Along with the instructions, you will also find…

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