Don’t get too excited – YET. But the first truly advanced American company to bring a 4K advanced camera drone to market announced their product this week (mid-Fed. 2017) and claim to be shipping in as little as 2-3 weeks. With a large R&D team and a first class bundle of Silicon Valley (and other) […] The post New Skydio American Made Drone advances the state-of-the-art appeared first on Droneflyers.com.
Posted on: 13 February 2018 | 2:32 pm
Want to be the first to order a Mavic Air – try this link – UNITS ARE NOW SHIPPING DIRECT FROM DJI. As per the rumors, the release is called the Mavic Air and is very similar to the description below. It is smaller than any other system of it’s type – 1/2 the size […] The post DJI Introduces new Drones and More in NYC on Jan 23, 2017 appeared first on Droneflyers.com.
Posted on: 22 January 2018 | 6:29 pm
Some recent articles in business pubs and in SUAS News indicate that most of the “Drone Team” left at GoPro has been given their walking papers. Bad Karma – GoPro to shutter drone division in February A valid guess would be that Holiday Sales indicated there is no future in this dated product. This has […] The post Is GoPro Karma (Drone) done for? Is this the end for the company? appeared first on Droneflyers.com.
Posted on: 8 January 2018 | 3:38 pm
The Drone Report – 2017/2018 (Holiday Period, etc.). – Note – you can pay thousands of dollars for various white papers and guesses as to where the market is headed – many (most) of them are based on questionable data and Hopes & Dreams rather than what is actually happening. While we don’t claim perfection […] The post The Drone Report – 2017/2018 (Holiday Period and New Year) appeared first on Droneflyers.com.
Posted on: 7 January 2018 | 6:55 pm
A well kept secret is that drones can be used for BOTH smaller jobs and large building sites. In fact, many small contractors are already using them for jobs as simple as inspecting gutters and roofs on residential and light commercial properties. In some cases, the power of the drone propeller wash can even clean […] The post How Drones fit into the Construction Process appeared first on Droneflyers.com.
Posted on: 22 December 2017 | 4:49 pm
A 2 TB DJI Hard Drive? Yes….but…… Seagate sent me one to try out – and I was somewhat surprised that it didn’t have more “DJI class” features and/or options. There is so much that could have been done with it – but as it stands, it’s a USB-C external drive with a rubber bumper […] The post Seagate DJI Fly Drive – Hard Drive to match your DJI appeared first on Droneflyers.com.
Posted on: 3 December 2017 | 7:25 pm
I got lucky and borrowed a review model of this nice machine, the new Eye One Extreme V2! I haven’t flown much yet as I have found that reading the manual and becoming familiar is VERY important. Also, I carefully study the construction of the machine – I like to think “As above, so below”…..that […] The post Eye One Xtreme V2 – FPV Quadcopter w/optional Headset appeared first on Droneflyers.com.
Posted on: 1 December 2017 | 12:56 pm
Which are the best drones and quadcopters to buy as of the end of 2017 and first 1/2 of 2018?? UPDATED Feb, 2018 – We update this best drones listing regularly as new products are released and reviewed. Note – we cover the consumer and lower-end Pro market, so you won’t find expensive (over $2,000 base) […] The post 10 Best Drones and Quadcopters for 2018 appeared first on Droneflyers.com.
Posted on: 11 October 2017 | 7:24 pm
How many camera drones are being sold? Which brands? At what price? At what profit? Most all of these questions are difficult to answer since the industry consists of private companies – most of whom do not offer guidance or share numbers. Droneflyers.com has used a number of methods to make educated guesses – including […] The post Counting Camera Drones using Forum Participation appeared first on Droneflyers.com.
Posted on: 30 August 2017 | 1:30 pm
The DJI Phantom 3 series, first released in April of 2015, set a new standard for what was expected of a consumer-level Camera drone. Even at the original price of $1259, the Phantom 3 Pro was head and shoulders above anything in its class. The P3 series is still widely used today – although officially […] The post NEW – DJI Phantom 3 SE – The Best Budget 4K Drone? appeared first on Droneflyers.com.
Posted on: 24 August 2017 | 8:13 pm
Droneflyers.com received a review model of the DJI Spark Camera Drone before the official launch. We therefore have had a few months to put the model through its paces and determine the pros and cons of this ultra-portable quadcopter. Note that we have our initial review in this article as well as a number of […] The post DJI Spark Camera Drone – Is it for You? appeared first on Droneflyers.com.
Posted on: 6 August 2017 | 1:49 pm
Droneflyers.com takes part is helping the Consumer Technology Association work out their projects for the future. As a result, we have access to the final number they come up with in terms of US and Worldwide Drone Sales. If you desire a more detailed or nuanced opinion/report you can contact me for a custom “reading […] The post CTA Forecasts Drone Sales to Stabilize appeared first on Droneflyers.com.
Posted on: 30 July 2017 | 1:52 pm