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What You Need to Know about Part 107 Waivers and How to Apply for One

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The enactment of Part 107 streamlined FAA’s regulations over commercial unmanned aircraft systems (UASs). The regulations spell out guidelines for commercial drones in the United States. They include requirements to stay under 400 feet altitude, maintaining line of sight at all times and flying only in the daylight. However, the FAA allows companies to apply […]

Planning to Buy a Drone? – Don’t Forget to Register it With The FAA (It’s Mandatory)

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Are you planning to buy a racing or camera drone in the near future? You’ll need to register it with the FAA if it weighs more than 0.55lbs and less than 55lbs. That’s according to new regulations that came into effect as part of the National Defense Authorization Act which the President signed into law […]

Best Drone Photography Accounts on Instagram to Follow in 2018

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From spectacular nature photos to panoramic pictures with an unexpected perspective, there is plenty of drool-worthy drone photography on Instagram. Whether you are looking for some inspiration for your own photography or just want to feast your eyes on these stunning creations, here are the best drone photography Instagram accounts to follow. If you do […]

Amazon’s Drone Delivery Future May Include Self-Destructing Drones

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Much has been said about Amazon’s future plans to make deliveries via drones. But the reality is that Amazon Prime Air, as Amazon calls the program, will remain a fantasy for several more years. Regulatory support is still far off and there are some pretty huge hurdles for Amazon to figure out before they can […]

Developer Declines $30,000 Bounty After Legal Threats from DJI Over Bug Bounty Program

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Earlier this year, the US army suspended the use of DJI drones citing security concerns. DJI scrambled to patch up its security protocols. One of the actions they took was develop a bug bounty program, which would pay developers between $100 and $30,000 for discovering and reporting security issues on DJI software platforms. But the […]

DJI Black Friday Deals 2017 Start Nov 23rd!

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DJI just announced its upcoming deals for Black Friday 2017 The deals on this page will last from Thursday, November 23 through Monday, November 27. The company is discounting of its most popular drones and goggles by as much as $100, which works out to a steep discount.  Additionally, those who purchase the Spark, Mavic Pro, Phantom […]

This is the First Augmented Reality Simulation Software For Drone Training

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Every drone user’s worst nightmare is crashing their expensive drone. It requires dozens hours of drone training to skillfully pilot a drone without risking a $500 plus repair bill. There are many types of UAV training programs and platforms that can help you get better at drone flying. These include web and app drone simulators […]

DJI Unveils Zenmuse X7 Drone Camera for Professional Cinematographers

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DJI has unveiled the first full featured, professional quality aerial camera for cinematographers. The Zenmuse X7 is designed to work primarily with the Inspire 2 video camera drone to produce high fidelity imaging for film makers. Often, professional content creators have had to resort to complicated and tedious camera rigs or average quality drone cameras […]