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...
Everyone wants a drone these days, and it’s obvious to see why. Whether you’re on vacation, trying to sell your house or just exploring your neighborhood, you can capture some pretty amazing shots. From amatuer to pro, we gathered some of our favorite drone footage. Check out the videos below and get inspired to make one of your own.
Aerial footage of Iceland
– Shot with the DJI Phantom 3 Professional Quadcopter.
Posted by: Ronnie Vinkx
– Aerial Video Captured with XP2 Quadcopter and GoPro
Posted by: Jared Leisek
Flying over Katherine’s Cove Lake Superior Provincial Park
Posted by: GreenBlueEarth.ca
Spectacular Beauty of Hawaii by Drone of Unseen Locations
Posted by: SkyCandy Digital Cinema
Flying over the Menlo
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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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