Yuneec announces retail price for Typhoon H with collision detection

Yuneec International’s Typhoon H is now available for preorder, with deliveries set to begin in two weeks. The cost to you? $1,299. Highlights of the Typhoon H — expected to be a huge upgrade from the Yuneec Typhoon — include proximity detection, intending to prevent collisions with obstacles. If some type of failure occurs, the … Continue reading Yuneec announces retail price for Typhoon H with collision detection

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How (and where) you can legally shoot commercial video with a drone

Is commercial drone use illegal in the U.S.? Nope! But there ARE are regulations at the federal, state and local levels. But for someone intending to use a drone for something as innocuous as getting a bird’s­eye view of a cityscape, a field of crops, a wedding ceremony or a snowboard run, regulations can be confusing. That’s … Continue reading How (and where) you can legally shoot commercial video with a drone

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Ask Drone Girl: I have never flown a drone before. Should I buy a Phantom 4?

Do you have a question for Drone Girl? Submit it here. Dear Drone Girl, My question is in regards to the Phantom 4. I will be purchasing a drone and have never flown one before. The 4 sounds great but I am concerned about not being able to upgrade cameras, etc because of the design. … Continue reading Ask Drone Girl: I have never flown a drone before. Should I buy a Phantom 4?

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DJI’s Phantom 4 is here — and incredible

This is an excerpt of a story originally written for MarketWatch.com. Read the entire piece here. DJI has unveiled its smartest drone yet: it’s the first consumer drone to have the ability to sense and avoid obstacles and marks a huge leap in preventing drone crashes. DJI’s Phantom 4 drone, unveiled Tuesday, has two forward-facing … Continue reading DJI’s Phantom 4 is here — and incredible

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