pros and cons of drones in agriculture

The Pros and Cons of Drones in Agriculture

Drones, which were once a reserve of the military, are now redefining precision agriculture. The number of farmers adopting the use of drones in their farms is growing steadily. Drones offer them a low-cost aerial camera platform. This way farmers can cost-effectively monitor their crops. Drones are used to capture … Read more

Surfing with a drone

Drone Surfing: The New Sport in Town

Just when we thought that all the uses to which a drone can be put to have been exploited, Freefly Systems found a new use for it: surfing. Toward the end of summer, Freefly Systems released a video featuring a man on a wakeboard being pulled by the Freefly ALTA … Read more

Drone for racing

Drone Racing to be Televised by ESPN

A monumental agreement was recently reached between Drone Racing League (DRL) and ESPN. The agreement will see ESPN broadcast upcoming DRL’s first full season of drone racing episodes. The season will be composed of 10 episodes and is set to start on the 23rd of October 2016. The episodes will … Read more

Pro Drone Pilot

FAA’s New Test a Gateway to Becoming a Pro Drone Pilot

What may have sounded like a distant pipe dream a decade ago just became a reality with effect from the 29th August 2016. FAA’s newly finalized regulations governing small unmanned aerial systems came into effect on Monday. Part 107 outlines the basic requirements an individual needs to meet in order … Read more

Drone Hacker

Drone Hacking – How Safe is Your Drone?

Drone use across the U.S. is growing at a fast pace. Hobbyists, private companies, and the government agencies are pushing the demand for this piece of technology to a new high every year. A report by Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) estimates that sales of drones are expected to grow from … Read more