It’s happened to nearly every drone flyer at some point. You are enjoying some nice panoramic shots and a few black dots appear on your monitor. At first, it’s annoying that something is ruining your perfect shot but then you realize a swarm of bees is attacking your drone! When it first happened to me I was worried that I would wipe out an entire beehive. But also that they would swarm my drone in such huge numbers that they’d easily take it down! Let’s take a look at why bees attack drones and what you can do about it!
Drone photography and videography is the perfect way to film wildlife! Your drone will need the best combination of portability, zoom, and stability if you are going to capture the best footage of wildlife. Here let’s go through the best drone for filming wildlife for beginners and professionals!
Witnessing the speed and noise of a drone’s blades can cause to you wonder: Can a drone cut your finger off? As it’s whizzing over your head, past your face, or hand catching as you come into land – there’s no doubt that sometimes being in close contact to your done is inevitable! But what if you accidentally come a little too close…let’s find out
Sending up a drone seeing it disappear into the distance is all part of the fun of flying! But occasionally – just as it is out of sight – you’ll get a disconnected warning from your controller. This is surprisingly common with DJI drones and other commercial drones. Here we will look at the common issues your disconnection and how you can stop it from happening in the future. Why does my drone keep disconnecting? 7 common reasons…
One of the worst things that any drone owner will have to deal with – a drone stuck on your (or another person’s) roof! There are a number of things that you can try but the first and most important thing is – don’t do anything STUPID! Don’t put yourself or anyone else’s safety at risk! In the US there are 500,000 falls from ladders annually; 97 percent occur at home or on farms. It’s simply not worth it – no matter how expensive your drone it!
It can be super frustrating when you spend ages building or calibrating your drone or quadcopter only to have it be super wobbly as soon as it takes off. Fear, not the wobbles are almost always fixable and here we will run through all of the things that you can do to keep it flying stable and true. Here are the simple checks and tunings for “why does my drone wobble”.
Drones are more popular than ever but they have been around for a long time! One source has the first drone dated back to 1849 when Austria attacked Venice with unmanned balloons. Each balloon carried 14 kg of bombs! These days, our use of the word drone often refers to quad- or octocopters used in a range of different fields – or unmanned planes that bomb foreign countries. Here we’ll look at who buys drones and some examples of their use!
Capturing drone footage can be a pretty data-intensive process. From 4K videos and beautiful long time-lapse shots – not to mention the hundreds of photos you could end up taking – the storage of data has never been such a valuable resource. Here I want to share with you everything you need to know about drone video file size and the things you need to be aware of! I have REAL results from my experiment with one of my favorite drones – the DJI Mavic AIR…
There’s nothing more frustrating than charging the batteries doing the pre-takeoff checks and then discovering that you can’t take clear images! So what can you do if your drone photos turn out blurry? Here are 7 simple checks that you should make before contacting the manufacturer.
Nothing beats the excitement of hearing your drone’s propellers and motors spool up. And nothing beats the disappointment of when your drone starts drifting as soon as it takes off. Here are seven reasons why your drone is not staying in one location and holding its position. You’ll get to know exactly what is important when asking the question “Why does my drone fly backwards?”