Blog

All Posts (57)

Any interest in a "drone over Thailand" trip?

Hi Folks,  My wife and I have flown Thailand three times now and know some pretty cool places to fly.  Do you think there would be any interest in putting together a "droning" tour of Thailand where I lead the tour, we bring along a video editor to show you how to make your own videos, and a drone shop owner who could bring spare parts and teach us how to repair our own drones? 

Here is one of the places we could stay (my wife says she will give us "best possible rates" at her…

Read more…

Wearable drone

Gotta check out this drone.  But, the real question, if you sell advertising on the picture you take of yourself, is it "commercial use" under FAA rules?

http://www.digitalwack.com/2014/09/a-wearable-camera-that-turns-into-drone.html

Read more…

First time following the FAA guidelines for ATC.  Just had my first experience dealing with an Air Traffic Controller over use of a drone within 5 miles of an airport.  The ATC was very busy, but very professional and polite.  He wanted to know where I was flying, and rather than the 400' that is generally considered our "ceiling", he asked me to stay below 200'.  He also asked for a cell phone number of my spotter so that he could ask us to get the drone down if needed.  Finally, he…

Read more…

DronesPlus in Las Vegas -- great drone repair

While in Las Vegas for the Unmanned Systems Expo, I dropped my drone off at DronesPlus for repair.  Within 3 days, they had my drone all fixed up, and it was under warranty so didn't cost me a dime!  This is one of the few DJI-certified repair facilities, so if you have a Phantom that is not working very well, I'd highly recommend this place.

Read more…

 http://event.dji.com/dji-stories/content/inspecting-roofs-buddhist-temples-thailand

Local Carlsbad patent attorney Eric Hanscom was recently one of five drone videos selected as winners in a recent DJI contest. 

http://event.dji.com/dji-stories/content/inspecting-roofs-buddhist-temples-thailand

 

His winning…

Read more…

Live Support