Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Off The Grid

New Podcast Episode – #028

This week’s podcast features and interview with Patrick Koegler, owner of KDE Direct. Other topics discussed are flying in an urban environment for panoramic photos, using the Proto X micro quad to increase your flying skills and the new Lily …

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Multirotor Pilot Magazine on Good Morning America Interview Today

Our Executive Editor, Erick Royer, was interviewed this morning on Good Morning America about “lifeguard” drones. See the clip here.   ABC News Videos | ABC Entertainment News  

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MARTHA STEWART DRONE JOUSTING

Courtesy of Socialmediaweek.org Click HERE to watch the full video Technology has enabled a new field of do-it-yourself (DIY). DIY is one of the most disruptive new trends in the entire economy, and the “Maker Movement” has created a collaborative world …

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Riding Mountain Bike Trials at the Cabo Arch – Video

Journey to the Cabo Arch with 12x US National Champion Mike Steidley. Watch as this mountain bike trials specialist takes his Kenda Tires up and over every obstacle he can find in Mexico. Exploring an iconic landmark accessible only by …

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VIDEO: Chimpanzee Attacks a Drone Flying Over a Dutch Zoo

A drone as flying over a Dutch Zoo to get footage for a television program and one of the inhabitants was not so thrilled about the video capture efforts.  Pushi, a 23 year old female chimp, was sitting in a …

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Frontier Galaxy 7000 Series Aluminum Quadcopter

NOW AVAILABLE direct from the manufacturer for the first time ever is the Frontier Galaxy 7000 Series Aluminum Quadcopter. Built in limited quantities to the greatest detail and highest standards in the aerospace industry, this exclusive and unique aircraft is …

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Wakeboarding and Wakesurfing from an Aerial view

Mike Steidley’s Action Sports column in Multirotor Pilot Issue #5 talked about shooting Wakeboarding action with a multirotor.  Here is a sample video:  

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Phantom 2 Vision + Used to Get Unique Perspective of Earthquake Damaged Buildings in Napa, California

As the West Coast Editor for our sister magazine FlyRC, I was startled awake at 3:20 AM on August 24, 2014 by the terrifying rumble and intense shaking of a 6.0 magnitude earthquake. The epicenter of the quake was about …

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Taking Sky-Hero Machines to New Heights – Second Person View

We had some fun flying the Sky-Hero Spyder and Spy last week.  We were looking for some cool footage and stills (because I wanted a new photo for my computer’s desktop), so as sunset approached, Petr Hejl from NotADrone.com came …

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Whale Watching From A Multirotor

This amazing video was captured by Eric Sterman and posted on Vimeo.  All footage was taken 100ft+ away from whale, used a zoomed lens from Ragecams. Eric used a Dronefly and GoPro Hero 3+ to catch these beautiful whales enjoying the …

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Drone Hits Athlete… Let’s Talk About It…

This is not new news, as it happened 9am Sunday in the land down under, but according to all the reports I read as well as the photos that I saw, it looks like a hexcopter crashed into an athlete …

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Awesome Video Using DJI Zenmuse H3-2D and GoPro – AF Canyon Aerials

By Erick Royer There are tons of videos on the internet shot from multirotors, too many to watch them all.  But every once and a while I come across a video that is exceptional. A friend sent me this video …

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