The Ultimate Drone Buying Guide

Drones put you into the pilot’s seat without ever having to leave terra firma. With a hobbyist drone, you can enjoy a thrilling flight from a pilot’s viewpoint. Some drones are perfect for performing aerial stunts, while others are designed for racing. Depending on the drone’s camera quality, you can experience vibrant and detailed pictures or video shots that are accessible only from a bird’s eye view.

Drone prices vary greatly, and the drone you choose will depend on the type of experience desired. Do you plan to take hundreds of aerial photographs of your neighborhood and your home? Are you looking for a comprehensive flying experience? Do you dream of hours practicing loops and other aerial stunts to show … Read more...

5 Ways You Can Have Responsible, Safe Fun With Drones

A drone is considered an Unmanned Aircraft System, or UAS. A drone offers a first-person, aerial view of any terrain, building, and other outdoor areas and is the ideal device to capture spectacular bird’s eye view images and action videos. Anyone flying a drone, from a weekend hobbyist to professional film maker, must follow specific safety regulations set forth by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Know Before You Fly: FAA Drone Safety Guidelines

The FAA partnered with industry associations to create and promote the Know Before You Fly campaign. It’s designed to help educate the public and drone/UAS hobbyists about safe and responsible flying of unmanned aircrafts. The basic guidelines include:

  • Always fly your drone or UAS below 400 feet
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