Google hints at what its delivery drones will actually be used for

This is an excerpt of a story originally written for MarketWatch.com. Read the entire piece here. Google X’s delivery drones probably won’t be bringing you champagne anytime soon. A patent filed in June 2013 and awarded to Google on Tuesday indicates that the company is more interested in using drones for transporting medical equipment. The … Continue reading Google hints at what its delivery drones will actually be used for

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FAA announces recommendations from group saying drones should be able to fly over people. Cue the hysteria?

This is an excerpt of a story originally written for MarketWatch.com. Read the entire piece here. Commercial drones are prohibited currently from flying over populated areas out of safety concerns. But that’s about to change. The Federal Aviation Administration released recommendations Wednesday from a government-sponsored committee that would make it legal for drones adhering to … Continue reading FAA announces recommendations from group saying drones should be able to fly over people. Cue the hysteria?

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New drone footage shows close-up footage of Apple’s campus under construction

This is an excerpt of a story originally written for MarketWatch.com. Read the entire piece here. The latest close-up, bird’s-eye view of Apple’s Campus 2 is out, thanks to a drone. Drone photographer Matthew Roberts photographed Apple’s campus and posted the footage to YouTube. The footage was shot on a DJI Phantom 3 Professional, which … Continue reading New drone footage shows close-up footage of Apple’s campus under construction

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DJI and Yuneec are now in a legal beef over their newest drones

This article was originally written for MarketWatch.com. Chinese drone manufacturer Yuneec wowed audiences at the International CES in 2015 with the debut of its Yuneec Typhoon H, a $1,300 drone that can detect objects in its proximity to prevent collisions and track subjects. And rival Chinese company DJI, the world’s largest drone maker known for … Continue reading DJI and Yuneec are now in a legal beef over their newest drones

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Vote for The Drone Girl as Dronethusiast’s top drone blog!

There are tons of great drone blogs out there, but your favorite is the one you are reading, right? Right?! Do me a favor and head over to Dronethusiast and vote in their competition for the Favorite Multirotor Blog. Find me all the way in the ‘T’ section of the alphabetical list as ‘The Drone … Continue reading Vote for The Drone Girl as Dronethusiast’s top drone blog!

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