Mavic 2? Phantom 5? – The Rumor Mill says the Mavic Pro 2 is very likely, although it is possible more than one product will be introduced. The MP2 should be a significant upgrade with a larger sensor, more obstacle avoidance and other such tricks. Perhaps a CrystalSky controller would be an option for the […] The post DJI Teases new Drone “See the Bigger Picture” for July 18, 2018 appeared first on Droneflyers.com.

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LaCie DJI Copilot Hard Drive – First Look – By Droneflyers.com Unlike the DJI/Segate Fly Drive which we reviewed earlier, the CoPilot is designed to work without the need for a companion computer. This means that Drone and Image/Video pros no longer have to tote a laptop along to enjoy backup and larger storage capacities. […] The post LaCie DJI Copilot Hard Drive – First Look appeared first on Droneflyers.com.

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Note- A Mavic Pro was used for these photos – but the advice given will apply to most all DJI drones and to some other brands. This article is for Beginners and Advanced Beginners – those who know their imaging will likely already have other programs (Lightroom, etc.) that process their RAW and other photos. […] The post Editing your RAW Drone Photos in Apple Photos appeared first on Droneflyers.com.

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In January 2018 a small $99 drone was announced by DJI.  The model was called the Tello from a company called Ryze Robotics, a new startup we had not heard of before. Like many before it the Tello promised a number of intelligent features at a very low price point, small toy drones don’t usually get […] The post Ryze Robotics Tello – a DJI, Intel and Ryze Robotics $99 Drone appeared first on Droneflyers.com.

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Introduction I recently purchased a Parrot Swing VTOL Drone (quadcopter) along with the Bluetooth Controller pad. The Swing is remarkable in that it is very different than any Drone currently on the market…due to the VTOL abilities. For the uninitiated, that means it can take off and land (and fly) like a quadcopter, but it […] The post Parrot SWING VTOL Drone – First Look and Review appeared first on Droneflyers.com.

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2018 is a Drone Bargain Hunters Paradise! The Past Droneflyers.com is now over 5 years old. It seems like just yesterday when this site started due to my interest in the new “flying robots” which seemed to be finally hitting the mainstream. Companies like Parrot and Walkera can be credited for developing some of the […] The post 2018 is a Drone Bargain Hunters Paradise! appeared first on Droneflyers.com.

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We recently started using the Lykus bag (backpack OR shoulder or hand bag – universal o) and find that it holds much more than the Mavic Pro stock (Fly More) bag from DJI. Sure, the DJI bag is more compact so you might find yourself using both – the DJI bag when you do a […] The post Lykus Mavic Pro Bag – holds everything and more! appeared first on Droneflyers.com.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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