Can you drop something from a drone?

Can you drop something from a drone? [All options]

There are many things that you can drop from a drone. Using your drone to deliver parcels, provide entertainment with Halloween props, drop parachutes or drop bait for drone fishing can be the perfect use for an old or new drone. In this article, we’re going to look at the things you can drop from a drone and provide links to products and considerations for doing it safely.

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How many acres can a drone cover? Drone types compared

How many acres can a drone cover?

Buying a drone for agricultural purposes means that you should look at the amount of area that a drone can cover. Depending on the type of activity that you want your drone to perform you can choose from either a fixed-wing drone or a quadcopter. A fixed-wing drone can cover a lot more area but is much faster and useful for surveying and crop monitoring. A quadcopter on the other hand is able to fly low and slowly across your crops in order to spray fertiliser or insecticide.

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Can drones be hacked

Can drones be hacked? [studies and examples]

Drones are becoming increasingly used by hobbyist photographers, companies, the government, and agriculture just to name a few. For the regular user, it is unlikely that anyone would actually want to hack your drone to gather information. I simply use my drone to capture footage of my holidays and weekend excursions which I’m sure no hackers would be particularly interested in. However, if you are a government organisation that is using drones it may become valuable for hackers to break into your drone software and steal the data.

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Fastest drones you can buy [Table of speeds]

Fastest drones you can buy [Table of speeds]

I know that when I was first flying my drone I wanted to fly as fast as possible. As a beginner it is pretty dangerous to be flying outside of your capability but it is the attraction of flying fast through the air that many people buy a drone. There are plenty of incredibly fast drones on the market and they are typically racing drones.

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How to format SD card in DJI drone [Quick steps]

How to format SD card in DJI drone [Quick steps]

Choosing the right SD card for your drone means that you will be able to record 4K video effortlessly. An important part of an SD card for a drone is knowing when and how to format the SD card. There are two ways that you can do it, in the DJI drone and on your computer. You have to make sure that you remove all of the files that you want to keep before formatting as it irreversibly resets the SD card.

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Best fixed wing drones

Best fixed wing drones [Drones, guides and data]

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.

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How to change video format on DJI drones

How to change video format on DJI drones

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.

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Best drones for agriculture [The Ultimate Guide]

9 best drones for agriculture [The Ultimate Guide]

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.

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How to turn off beginner mode on DJI drones

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.

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Best drones without geofencing [Hacks, unlocking and more]

Best drones without geofencing [Hacks and more]

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.

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