Simon Chapman clarifies some misconceptions about 3D mapping and surveying
Multirotors get most of the attention in the drone world, however they are not the only option when it comes to 3D mapping
Kyle Mccomb provides an invaluable checklist for film directors using a drone for the first time
Can you build an FPV drone with goggles and transmitter for under $700? Yes, you can.
Lithium batteries are essential in many aspects of our lives, but we should be aware of the risk of combustion, says CASA's Peter Gibson.
Want to shoot professional quality video from your drone? Our Technical Editor Andy Willmott outlines what you need to know for creating great aerial cinematography.
Today you are spoilt for choice in the drone market across all price levels, so where to start? Here's some advice from technical editor Andy Willmott.
Here we compare three popular flight controllers and their features for UAV cinematography – the DJI A2, Mikrokopter and the Zero UAV Gemini.
There’s an abundance of choice out there and no real right or wrong answer. The most widely used flight controllers are tried and tested and results vary due to the ever changing demands of the pilot and technology.
The Flight Controller in your drone manages a whole host of systems including your PID GAINS. If you’re into FPV racing or ACRO and want to tune your drone’s responsiveness and flight characteristics, you’re going to need to understand them.
More than anything, the rapid growth of the drone market over the past few years can be put down to advancements in the design and production of batteries.
There are numerous safety and privacy issues affecting drone flying, but if you follow the rules you'll find there's plenty of scope for enthusiasts and commercial operators alike.