Christmas in July: a guide to this summer’s newest drones for sale

Most of the major players debut their new drones around CES (think  DJI’s Inspire, the Nixie wearable drone and the Hubsan X4 with parachute). But even with conference season at a lull, a few new drones have hit the market this summer. Here’s a look at this summer’s new drones: Typhoon Q500 4K The new model is … Continue reading Christmas in July: a guide to this summer’s newest drones for sale

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SkyPixel’s Perspectives Gallery — a must see for Bay Area dronies

SkyPixel’s Perspectives Gallery is a must-see for anyone who has ever taken a picture with a drone (or wants to). SkyPixel (an offshoot of leading drone maker DJI that serves as a photo-sharing community with an emphasis on DJI products), is currently touring worldwide with a gallery featuring members’ photos, called Perspectives. San Francisco’s gallery … Continue reading SkyPixel’s Perspectives Gallery — a must see for Bay Area dronies

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Book review: Read Before Flight

The drone industry has come far in the past few years and even months. But what it still lacks? A standard set of operating procedures. How do we train large-scale UAV teams? What risk management procedures should be established? How should we handle nighttime operations? Nicholas Damron’s “Read Before Flight” acknowledges and provides solutions to … Continue reading Book review: Read Before Flight

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An open letter to The Arizona Drone Expo: you are why women don’t fly drones

Dear Arizona Drone Expo, I get a lot of pitches. Events, Kickstarters, startups, conferences, you name it and I get a dozen pitches like it a week. But you win the award for the worst pitch I’ve ever received. To be fair, I was initially excited about your drone expo a few weeks ago. You advertised … Continue reading An open letter to The Arizona Drone Expo: you are why women don’t fly drones

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Join Drone Girl at SkyPixel’s “Perspectives” to raise money for Make-A-Wish Foundation

I’m excited to announce I’ll be speaking at the Opening Night of SkyPixel’s Perspectives Gallery in San Francisco, Calif. The San Francisco event is a small part of a worldwide tour showcasing aerial photos and the stories behind them. Photos in San Francisco will be auctioned off with proceeds benefiting the Make-A-Wish Foundation. San Francisco’s … Continue reading Join Drone Girl at SkyPixel’s “Perspectives” to raise money for Make-A-Wish Foundation

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