Category Archives: quadcopter

April 2, 2019 | drone, Uncategorized | | Comments

Drone Killer: A Drone That Shoots Drones

Mount a shotgun on a drone. What could possibly go wrong? A Russian defense contractor has patented a 50 pound drone that uses an automatic shotgun to shoot other drones out of the sky. The shotgun has a 10-round magazine. Fortunately the drone is not autonomous. It requires an operator who wears a video visor. […]... Keep reading >


October 14, 2018 | drone | , | Comments

Female Drone Pilots

Female drone pilots are coming into their own and have organized a group to provide education and community for other females drone pilots.... Keep reading >


July 10, 2018 | drone | | Comments

Drone Video Gets Local Press

Jason Allard with Uncommon Sense Media posted the nearly two-minute drone video of Belton Court Estate in Barrington, RI. This is the ninth in his “Uncommon’s Abandoned” series, which traces the history of historical locations throughout New England. The series documents sites which are examples of urban decay. Many are former mansions which are slowly […]... Keep reading >


June 12, 2018 | drone | | Comments

Skydio Drone Flies Around Obstacles

The self-flying Skydio R1 drone can follow you around in a challenging environment missing overhead trees and other obsticles.... Keep reading >


An Affordable Skycam

You’ve seen Skycam in operation in NFL games and in feature films for those remarkable shots that seem to follow the ball in the air. Skycam is a computer-controlled, stabilized, cable-suspended aerial camera system. It maneuvers the camera through three dimensions often over a football field or arena. The camera package weighs over 30 lbs. […]... Keep reading >


1,000 Drones Make TIME’s New Cover

TIME Magazine’s latest cover was made by 958 Intel drones that were preprogrammed to create a sky animation of the TIME logo with red border. The Intel drones were also used to create a sky graphic during the Winter Olympics. For the TIME cover, the drones could not go above 400 feet. The drones were […]... Keep reading >


Onboard Reporters in Volvo Ocean Race Toughest Job In Sports Media

Those who film the Volvo Ocean Race are called onboard reporters. Their work is extreme sports. See this interesting profile of the men and women who risk it all aboard fast ocean boats.... Keep reading >


Rent A Drone

It is easy to rent a drone. Drone rental companies have sprung up all over. One such drone rental company is called Lens Rentals (lensrentals.com). They offer the Mavic DJI PRO or a Phantom 4 Pro. From a business point of view, you’d think renting drones a risky venture because drones are expensive, just like […]... Keep reading >


November 10, 2016 | drone | , | Comments

Go Pro Karma Recall

On Tuesday November 8, 2016 GoPro issued a Go Pro Karma Recall and yanked its new Karma drone from retailers shelves because some of them lost power during flight. What caused the power loss has not been announced. The HERO5 Black and Karma Grip are not subject to recall. However, if you purchased the Karma […]... Keep reading >


Lume Cube LED Perfect For GoPros, Drones and DSLRs

Lume Cube LED is only 1.5 inches cubed. It outputs 1,500 lumens at 6000 K. It has a built in battery and is waterproof down to 100 feet.... Keep reading >



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