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Matt Dodson

Matt is the owner of Dodson Drone Solutions, LLC, a small drone services company in Central Vermont that was started in late 2019. Matt is FAA Part 107 sUAS Remote Pilot and sUAS Level 1 Thermographer certified.

Best Drone Anti-Collision Lights (FAA Compliant Strobes)

With last year’s rule change by the FAA regarding flying at night, there have been more night flights than in previous years and I’m sure the upward trend will continue.  One of the FAA’s requirements for night flights is the drone needs to be equipped with an “Anti-Collision Strobe Light”. This light can be permanently …

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Surveying & Mapping Guide (And Best Mapping Drone)

There are many uses for drones these days and mapping seems to be one use that is gaining popularity in many industries. Farmers are using maps of their crops to determine the health of the plants. Construction companies are using drones to capture photos of their construction sites to create maps and progress reports. Solar …

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How to Film Yourself with a Drone (Explained for Beginners)

Getting footage of yourself is one of the best things about having a drone. Hiking to the top of a mountain and getting footage of yourself at the top can be a great way to remember how nice it is up there when you’re stuck in the office.  Or maybe you go out on a …

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How to Fly a Drone in the Snow (10 Tips for Safe Flights)

Wintertime is my favorite time of year. I love the snow and the outdoor activities that come along with it. However, when it comes to flying a drone in the snow, there are a few things you need to consider before popping in the battery and taking off. Can you safely fly a drone in …

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3 Most-Common Problems with Autel EVO 2 Pro (With Solutions)

The Autel EVO 2 Pro drone is a very powerful drone with many features, but it does have a few drawbacks that I have found while using it. Despite the issues I have experienced, the Autel EVO 2 Pro is still a great drone that I would recommend to anyone looking for a foldable drone …

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