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High Altitude Flight: Can I Fly My Drone in the Mountains

If you’re planning a trip to the mountains, it could be a perfect opportunity to get in some time flying your drone. But perhaps you’re wondering about how well your drone will perform in a higher altitude setting, and for that matter, whether it’s even allowed.  It is certainly possible to fly a drone in …

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9 Tips for Proper Storage and Maintenance of Your Drone

As we head into the winter months, depending on where you live, it may be time to put your drone on the shelf for a while. Even though drones can operate in cold conditions (some better than others), let’s face it, for most of us just aren’t going to be getting out there quite as …

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Before You Try or Buy: How Do Drone Goggles Work

You’ve heard all about drone goggles, and seen the drone racers with their heads buried in the sci-fi looking headsets, and you’re super curious to know what the hype is all about. How exactly do drone goggles work? What can you see when you’re wearing them, and how do you use them to control a …

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Drones Used for Environmental Compliance

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are innovative flying machines that any individual or business with the right license can use. However, industries that focus on the environment must adhere to strict guidelines. Drones’ environmental compliance must be adhered to in order to optimize the process. Here are some ways drones are making sure companies meet or …

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How to Add Night Vision to Your Drones

Guest post by Kalman Tihanyi A drone is a cool technological gadget in the modern world. This unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) is opening new opportunities for our life. The night flight drones are a handy choice for capturing night photos and videos for many reasons. With the aid of these pilotless aircraft, you can now …

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How Effective Are Drones for Weather Prediction

Guest post by Emily Folk Accuracy in weather forecasts is crucial and also frequently difficult to obtain. This is in part because weather is a chaotic, always-changing system — but it’s also because high-quality and up-to-date atmospheric data is hard to gather. This is especially true of the boundary layer, or the lowest level of …

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How Drones Are Changing Natural Disaster Response

Guest post by Emily Folk Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones, are versatile innovations. They’re fast, powerful tools that can capture pictures and videos and even collect air or soil samples. Natural disaster drones are especially critical. They help with understanding the damage after a disaster, locating people who need help, distributing resources and preparing …

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