Drones for Business and Fun Featured in Current Issue of Drone360 Magazine

UAS and gear reviews, plus drone industry articles ranging from archaeology research to futuristic metamaterials

Waukesha, WI – (April 3, 2017) – Drone360 magazine provides an in-depth look at both the fun and serious sides of UAS technology. The March/April issue includes unbiased product reviews (important in a growing industry with multiple manufacturers entering and exiting the marketplace) as well as analysis of the industry and its future.

“We’re standing at an inflection point of drone technology,” said Drone360 Editor-in-Chief Tim Kidwell. “Within the industry, we see vast possibilities for fun and photos and exploration – and for business and safety and information-gathering. We’re reporting on all those developments to provide real insight into how drone tech will help shape the future.”

The March/April issue is available now on newsstands and via print and digital subscription.


March/April Print Highlights

Beginning a New Era: drones are now used to inspect railways – with more precise results than manual inspections

On the Horizon: nanostructured metamaterials will change the way we drive, see, and fly. And autonomous drones almost have Minds of Their Own.

The Most Dangerous Game: should drone imaging be used for hunting and fishing? On the flip side, drones are sometimes shot at, endangering the pilots. How to handle that?!

International drone news including a look at China’s Silicon Valley, how UAS use is changing coffee farming in Kenya, and a novel project in Jordan combining drone imaging with archaeology and cultural anthropology

Gear Reviews: the lucky Drone360 editors test and advise on the latest drones and controllers (and believe it or not, a sweater in case your drone gets chilly!)

Pro Tips: using lens filters to improve drone photos and videos, choosing drones for racing, FAA rule updates, gadget news


Drone Business Application to be Taught at ASCEND Conference & Expo

The editors of Drone360 have recognized a need for practical education integration of the technology into business practices in industries such as precision agriculture, construction, and insurance. As a result, Drone360 is expanding beyond its magazine and digital content to present ASCEND, a drone business conference. The Conference & Expo will be held in Portland, OR, July 19-21, 2017. Find full event details at www.ascend-event.com.


About Drone360

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Drone360 is a bimonthly magazine supplemented by a broad range of digital content on its website Drone360mag.com. The print magazine will hopefully someday delivered by drone itself. Until then, find it on store shelves in outlets ranging from Barnes & Noble to Target to 7-Eleven.

The cover price is $7.99. In the U.S., a one-year print or digital subscription is $24.99; home delivery plus access to the digital edition is $30.99. The magazine is also available internationally.

Drone360 is published by Kalmbach Publishing Co. The editorial staff is comprised of drone experts and enthusiasts. Members of the magazine’s Advisory Board come from varying backgrounds and include perspectives both inside and out of the unmanned vehicle industry. Kalmbach Publishing Co., based in suburban Milwaukee, publishes 12 special-interest magazines—including Astronomy, Trains, Discover, Model Railroader, Drone360, Bead & Button, and related books—and produces websites and events based on those content areas.