Thursday, April 27, 2017

Recent Posts

Point and Shoot

Well, it’s been more than a year since we changed the name of our publication to Drones from the original Multirotor Pilot … and I haven’t received a single death threat! Seriously though, a lot has changed over the last year and especially since we started this crazy ride more than 2 years ago.

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Quick Look Sony A7Sii

Let’s have a look at the newest small form factor camera from Sony that gives drone users some distinct filming advantages to work with. The Sony A7Sii follows the Sony A7S, which made headlines for its prominent ability to shoot in low light.

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Polar Pro Phantom 3 and 4 Filter Kit

Polar Pro has been making filters for filmmakers for quite some time as well as products for GoPro and adventure sport applications. Having used many of the products in the past with great success, we were extremely excited to try out their new six-pack of filters and several specialty filters they make.

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30 Days With The Dji Phantom 4

The world is abuzz with the announcement of the DJI Phantom 4 as it includes some groundbreaking new features for a unit of its size. By now everyone has heard about the modern advancements, upgrades and intriguing elements this little bird has to offer. Is the new Phantom 4 worthy of all this hype?

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Ehang Ghost Drone 2.0 VR

Those who are familiar with the consistent advancements within the drone industry over the last year, have likely heard of EHANG before. Earlier this year, the company shocked everyone at CES 2016 by unveiling its prototype autonomous aerial vehicle designed to carry a single human occupant, the EHANG 184.

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Phantom X4 Charger

Attention All DJI™ Phantom Phanatics! Hitec’s Phantom X4 Charger is our four-channel battery charger designed and built exclusively for charging, storing and deep cycling four DJI Phantom™ 3 and DJI Phantom™ 4* Smart Batteries simultaneously.

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Makin’ Bacon for Cancer Research

Let me preface this short, but sweet article with the notion that I certainly do not need an excuse to do some FPV flying, whether it’s through gates or freestyle. Give me a crowd to do it in front of and the chance to raise some loot to go towards research to end children’s cancers and I’m there in a heartbeat!

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RISE RXD250

FPV racing is all the rage these days in the drone world. Sure, there are loads of cool new aerial media rigs popping up (some of them in this very issue), but nothing is progressing at quite the pace that FPV race specific machines are.

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Quadra-Box Review

I purchased my DJI Phantom 3 Professional the night before taking a well deserved vacation to Aruba to celebrate my wife’s birthday, and to leave the cold Winter behind, even if only for a week. Having been to the island a few years before, I knew this time I wanted to pack a drone, but what to do when the smallest rig you have is a F550?

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Summer of FPV’s

Said it before and I’ll say it again, there is no more explosive segment of drones than FPV these days. Whether it’s the constant development and redevelopment of new hardware and components or the dazzling track displays that David Moquay of FPV LightTrax and others cook up for gates...

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Walkera F210 3D

Speed and agility: those are the top two qualities you need if you want to compete in drone racing. In most cases, in order to obtain these two necessities, it requires a ton of research online to see what components other skilled pilots are using, how their PIDs are tuned and the time/effort/money to build a race drone.

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