There are many applications for a fixed wing drone where a four propeller drone simply cannot compete. The best fixed wing drones have long flight times, high carrying capability, vertical takeoff capabilities, and are able to take photos and thermal imaging at the same time over a huge area. In this article, I’m in a share with you the best fixed wing drones on the market and give you a detailed understanding of what is important when you are deciding to purchase one.
Unless you are flying your drone in wilderness and conservation areas you will almost certainly come across the situation where you are flying close to highways. I have flown close to many large highways and I’ve always wondered to myself: can you fly a drone over a highway? My immediate gut reaction is that it would be a silly idea since, in my local area, the rules are that you cannot fly above people or cars and within 30 m of them. However, there are some instances where flying over a highway cannot be avoided this includes construction surveying and asset management.
As drones become more and more capable of incredible cinematography the options for video format and video settings increases seemingly exponentially. Changing the video format allows you to capture different quality images and footage. It can also have some serious implications for your post-processing software. In this article, we’re going to go over how to change the video format on DJI drones and some of the other most important components of video settings and formats.
There are many places where you can fly a drone without any fear of being hassled by the police. However, there are also places where you cannot fly and these are called no-fly zones. These are areas that have been established by the local authority as an area where you are not permitted to fly. It is illegal to fly over these areas and commonly include government buildings, crowded areas, and places where people congregate such as sports stadiums.
there are certainly some sinister reasons why people may want to be flying the drone at night. However, there are actually very few drones that can capture high resolution and identifying video or photographs from a relatively large distance at night time. This means that there are plenty of signs to work out if a drone is watching you at night. In this article, we will go over how to tell if a drone is watching you at night and give you all of the options for keeping you safe and secure.
when you are considering buying a drone you may have a specific case in mind. Whether or not you like landscape photography or you are looking to observe and explore things in the distance you may wonder how far can a drone camera see? There are a wide range of variables which determine how far a drone camera can see but, ultimately, it comes down to the amount of pixels per foot the drone camera is able to detect at different distances. I have calculated the recognition, classification, and detection distances of drone cameras from 720p all the way up to 8K.
There are some estimates which state that 80% to 90% of the growth in the drone market will occur in the next decade from agricultural uses. This is because using a drone is a cost-effective way to collect data and perform common agricultural activities such as crop spraying and crop monitoring. In this article, we are going to look at all of the best drones for agriculture and look at the common questions around using drones on a farm or for other agricultural purposes.
when you first purchase a DJI drone it is likely that it will come with beginner mode turned on. Beginner mode is a fantastic option for new pilots as it limits the altitude, distance, and speed that the drone is able to achieve whilst also putting on limits such as no intelligent flight features. This mode enables you to be able to get used to the drone. Even the most experienced of pilots still turn on beginner mode for new drones that they have never flown before.
There have been many occasions when I have wanted to fly my drone and been thwarted by geo-fencing restrictions. On a recent trip to Lord Howe Island, I had to self unlock my DJI Mavic air drone. On an island that does not have any mobile phone reception, this was incredibly frustrating because I needed to get a code phoned through in order to unlock the flight zones around the island. This led me to start to wonder if there were any drones without geofencing. I climbed up to the top of Lord Howe Island’s lookouts and was completely disappointed that I was not able to fly my drone. Maybe I should have had a drone on this list.
High dynamic range (HDR) drone photography can result in some incredible shots that you will be proud to show to your friends. HDR drone photography takes a little bit more effort and set up to do properly and you will need to learn how to edit the photos together to create stunning photographs. However, I can assure you that the extra effort is certainly worth it.