FAA announces new commercial drone use rules

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration released new rules in June 2016 that dictate what companies must do if they want to pilot drones for commercial uses. Anyone who wants to make money with a drone in the United States should be sure to read up on and follow the developments of these new regulations. Among the…

Should you fly your drone inside?

When you want to pilot your favorite drone, where do you usually go? For most of us, we head to the backyard or maybe a nearby park to fly our cherished unmanned aerial vehicle. But why do we go outside? You may be surprised to learn that there are a lot more great opportunities to…

Drones and wildfires: What you need to know

In many parts of the world, wildfires are an unfortunate fact of life, especially in the dry summer months. During an average year, over 73,000 wildfires burn over 7.3 million acres and destroy more than 2,600 buildings in just the United States, according to the U.S. Forest Service. The recent wildfire in the Canadian city of…

Tips for flying drones in the summer

As the days grow longer and the months grow warmer, many drone owners will want to head outside and take their unmanned aerial vehicles to the sky. In fact, the Bladen Journal noted that the summer months are among the most popular times for drone pilots to head outdoors. But while it can be tempting…

PwC looks to the sky with new drone division

Drones are bringing exciting possibilities to nearly every industry, and it seems that corporations aren’t shy about their forays into this new and innovative market. Everyone from e-commerce giants to emergency service providers, land surveyors and photographers have investigated the potential drones can offer. Recently, professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers joined the ranks of these companies with…

Hover drones: Take your selfie game to the next level

Drones offer a number of new and interesting possibilities for professional photographers. Now, photogs can capture images from never-before-seen places, and from angles that they wouldn’t have been able to achieve previously without the help of an unmanned aerial vehicle. With drones becoming increasingly popular in the photography industry, manufacturers are creating technology just for these professionals,…