Tag Archives: flying

A Commercial Drone Pilot’s Experience Flying For Super Bowl LII

A Commercial Drone Pilot’s Experience Flying For Super Bowl LII

Flying drones for large events, such as the Super Bowl, offer many benefits to event personnel. In the 2018 Super Bowl game, we saw commercial drone pilots launching missions for security mapping, media operations, live streaming of the event (for 16 hours each day), and more. The benefits that drones brought to this event demonstrated both safety and efficiency. Christina ...

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Best Drone With Longest Flight Time [July 2020] Longest Flying

Best Drone With Longest Flight Time [July 2020] Longest Flying

Updated: July 8, 2020 Nobody likes short battery times with their drones, and that’s a fact. Technological advancements have given us drone flight times that can last up to 30 minutes on a single charge. The need for the longest flight time is especially seen in those who are interested in aerial photography, for example. A long drone flight time ...

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Which Flying Drone Do I Buy?

Had you considered buying a drone about two years ago, most people would have labelled you as crazy. But nowadays, over the past year at least, that’s what the buzz is all about. They have been gaining in popularity and more and more commercial applications have developed for them. The two main competitors are Parrot who have now released the ...

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Fix Mavic Mini Disconnects, Fly Away, Erratic Flying, Not Enough

Fix Mavic Mini Disconnects, Fly Away, Erratic Flying, Not Enough

The new DJI Mavic Mini is a terrific drone and for almost everyone, their drone will fly for years without any issues.  However, there are some Mavic Mini’s, which have disconnects, erratic flying, fly away issues, RTH not working or receive warnings and errors. These Mavic Mini issues require some troubleshooting to find out what has happened and then to ...

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PL8: Returning a flying wing from a High Altitude Balloon – first

PL8: Returning a flying wing from a High Altitude Balloon – first

So, I started this project 2 years ago. Not cutting my hair until i finish it. The High Altitude Balloon Return project aims to return a flying wing autonomously from a 100,000 feet. There’s a lot of challenges associated with this. I tried to make my own flight controller in the beginning (Project log 1-6 to see this progress), now ...

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