Will we see drones manufactured in the U.S.?

Next up in our “Ask Drone Girl” series is about drone manufacturing. If you have a question for Drone Girl, contact her here. Do you think we will see Drones manufactured in the U.S.? There are many fine products on the market at this time but of course we feel a loyalty to our country! … Continue reading Will we see drones manufactured in the U.S.?

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DJI is dominating the consumer drone industry, so which companies are left?

The following is an excerpt of a piece I wrote for MarketWatch. Read the entire story here.  The consumer drone world is crashing. In September, California drone company 3D Robotics laid off 150 members of its staff. Two months later, GoPro Inc. GPRO, -0.86%  announced it would lay off 200 employees after recalling its Karma … Continue reading DJI is dominating the consumer drone industry, so which companies are left?

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The compete starter’s guide to FPV flying

The following is a guest post by David over at SkilledFlyer.com. He’s got tons of drone news, tutorials and reviews. Check out his site! FPV flying — you may have seen it at a MakerFaire, at a drone conference, or perhaps even on ESPN. FPV stands for “First Person Flying,” which is when you see what … Continue reading The compete starter’s guide to FPV flying

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UAV184 AOPA Welcomes Drone Pilots
February 24, 2017

UAV184 AOPA Welcomes Drone Pilots

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AOPA believes manned and unmanned pilots are more alike than different.

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Drones will now keep your home safe

The following guest post was submitted by Chris Schneider of Awesome-Drones.com. Check out his site here. At January’s Consumer Electronics Show, interactive home security company “Alarm” announced it is working on a smart drone that monitors your house. No, it’s not something straight out of the movie flubber where that little yellow flying drone called “ weebo “ … Continue reading Drones will now keep your home safe

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Ask Drone Girl: where can I find music for my drone videos?

Next up in our “Ask Drone Girl” series is about music for your drone videos. If you have a question for Drone Girl, contact her here. Do you have any website to refer me to for music free of copyrights to use for aerial video editing? Thank you. -Jean Philippe I’ve never gotten this question … Continue reading Ask Drone Girl: where can I find music for my drone videos?

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Ask Drone Girl: Do I really need to get my Part 107 certification?

Next up in our “Ask Drone Girl” series is about hobby vs. commercial drone flying. If you have a question for Drone Girl, contact her here. I was thinking about taking the Part 107, but was curious if I need to. I would really only fly for fun, but I have a friend that has an … Continue reading Ask Drone Girl: Do I really need to get my Part 107 certification?

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Where can I find drone training for structure inspections?

Next up in our “Ask Drone Girl” series is about drone classes for structural inspections. If you have a question for Drone Girl, contact her here. Hey Drone Girl, I live in Sacramento, California and I am looking for some drone training for inspections of structures. Do you know where I might find this type … Continue reading Where can I find drone training for structure inspections?

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Drone Girl heading to Drones Oman
February 19, 2017

Drone Girl heading to Drones Oman

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Hey all you Drone Girl readers living in the Middle East! I’m heading out today to speak at the Drones Oman conference, happening Feb. 27 and 28 in Muscat, Oman. Thanks to the people of United Arab Emirates who joined me at #DronesMiddleEast. It was an honor to serve as your chairwoman and I learned … Continue reading Drone Girl heading to Drones Oman

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DJI partners with AMA to offer drone safety and training program

DJI announced it is launching a drone training program in partnership with the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA). DJI and the AMA will jointly promote the AMA Public Safety course, which is a hands-on training program that provides public safety officers the knowledge needed to safely and effectively use drone technology in their daily jobs. The course … Continue reading DJI partners with AMA to offer drone safety and training program

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