Can you use a drone without a smartphone? [FULL guide]

Can you use a drone without a smartphone? [FULL guide]

Having a load of different accessories in order to fly your drone can complicate things. The freedom to be able to start up your drone and get flying within a matter of minutes is the ultimate goal. Drones are often controlled via a smart phone either on its own or...
What can I do with an old drone? [10 awesome ideas]

What can I do with an old drone? [10 awesome ideas]

Upgrading your drone is one of the best days that drone enthusiasts have. You may be upgrading your drone because you have reached the limitations of what you can do with it, and you need a new drone with a new feature set. It could be that you are excited about...
Best Drones for Roof Inspections [Buyers guide and drones]

Best Drones for Roof Inspections [Buyers guide and drones]

There are many applications for drones and roof inspections is one of the applications to which drones are most suited. The great thing about using a drone for roof inspections is that you are able to get close to the roof without having to fill out any complicated...
Best height for drone photography [A complete guide]

Best height for drone photography [A complete guide]

Buying a drone gives you the capacity to take photographs from a unique visual perspective. According to your local laws, you may be able to fly up to 120 m above ground level or more. At that height there may be plenty of things to see but you may not be capturing...
How to fix a broken drone arm [5 options with instructions]

How to fix a broken drone arm [5 options with instructions]

Drone crashes and accidents happen to even the best pilots. Depending on how far up the drone falls from as well as the angle and parts of the drone that hit the ground a drone may be completely destroyed or some of its components may fail before others. Because the...
Is it possible to jam a drone signal? [Full guide]

Is it possible to jam a drone signal? [Full guide]

As drones are being taken into more and more environments some people do not like the idea that drones are able to fly freely, citing privacy and security reasons for greater control over drone flying locations. The majority of drone legislation and enforcement relies...
Drone gimbal overload [Causes, fixes and tips]

Drone gimbal overload [Causes, fixes and tips]

Gimbals are a very important part of camera drones. Gimbals are the thing that make sure your camera can capture smooth video and blur free photographs as the drone is trying to combat wind conditions as well as vibrations and bumps caused during flight due to the...
2 axis vs 3 axis gimbal on a drone [Diagrams and examples]

2 axis vs 3 axis gimbal on a drone [Diagrams and examples]

Depending on the quality of drone that you are considering purchasing, it could come with a 3 axis or 2 axis gimbal. Modern consumer drones which are primarily used for photography typically have a three axis drone which enables them to take video and still...
Pocket drones [Comparison table and buyers guide]

Pocket drones [Comparison table and buyers guide]

Pocket drones are a fantastic type of drone for people who want to take their drones everywhere with them. You may not be putting them in your pocket but their size allows them to be taken anywhere and easily squeezed into an everyday carry bag. They are light,...
How far away can a drone fly from its controller?

How far away can a drone fly from its controller?

When we are thinking about purchasing a drone we often think about how far away we will be able to explore. As the technology continues to improve the range that the drone can get away from its controller is slowly increasing. As the technology gets lighter, batteries...