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The DJI Spreading Wings S900

DJI introduced the Spreading Wings S900 earlier this week, a model that professional photographers have been looking forward to. The S900 is intended to combine the high power features of the S1000, with the portability of the S800. DJI claims that the S900 features a flight time of 18 minutes with a payload of 6.8kg, using the default 12,000 mAh battery . The S900 can also carry the majority of drone gimbals and cameras and […]

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Cargo UAS Drone set to deliver

The Cargo UAS Drone has been launched on Kickstarter not long ago and has already surpassed its £35,000 goal. It’s now got only 4 more days to go until the delivery drone building project can be considered as funded. This company is quite impressive in that they have been working on delivery drones since 2004 and have appeared in numerous UAV and drone publications as featured on their website. It is certainly a company to […]

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Drones Filming Live Sporting Events

Thinking of purchasing a drone? You should not be hesitating. The Olympic Games at Sochi was one of the first venues in which drones were being used to film a major sporting event on a large scale. Although an unlikely place, it seems that the Russians have grasped the power of the commercial applications of drones, something the FAA in the USA is still struggling to grasp and attempt to control. Whilst they still have […]

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Helicopter and Drone in Near-Collisin

NBC Miami reported a near miss between a helicopter and a hexacopter drone earlier in the week. The report which can be found here featured interviews with the drone and the helicopter pilot, both of whom own an FAA license. The helicopter pilot was filming part of the documentary for the Wings for Life World run charity race. The incident happened in the early hours of the morning, slightly before sunrise when the hexacopter pilot […]

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The cheapest drone video camera

Browsing the internet I have come across Sky Drone, a new company that started up last year after being funded on Indiegogo. And what do they make? You guessed it, drones, but not just any old flying device. They claim to have come up with the world’s cheapest drone capable of transmitting live video to a mobile phone over the 3G or 4G network. What’s a far cry from the deadly machines the military pioneered, […]

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Can you use drones in your business?

Imagine for a moment that we lived in a world where every person owns a drone and they were free to use it however they liked. Scary thought? Maybe so, but it may not be a too distant future. Buying a drone either for yourself, for a present or for your company can be easily done. If you own a small or medium sized business, you might already be thinking of ways drones may be […]

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The Rise of Wedding Drone Videos

You might just have a drone filming your wedding video or taking your wedding photos at your next wedding. This new type of commercial application for drones has taken USA by storm and you might wonder why was there a delay? But hold your horses – as we previously mentioned, any drone or UAV used for commercial purposes such as this, needs to have special approval from the FAA. In fact, just last month, Rep. […]