UAV - Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

 #5 Parrot BeBop The Parrot Bebop is an entry level drone and one of the cheapest Full HD Quadcopters. The Bebop pack a 1080p 14 Megapixel Camera that Records in full hd and stabilzed the Video with Software. Unlike other Camera drones the Bebop Uses Software to Correct and Stabalize the Video in flight.  Pros: Price for stand Bebop is lower that most other drones with same Hardware. (450-500USD) Lightweight but Strong Fra...

How Will Drones Impact the Future of Aviation for Professional Pilots? There’s a lot of very exaggerated talk in the media about how drones will replace professional pilots in the aviation industry of the future. As usual, the media is overstating the facts and misunderstanding a lot of information that they just don’t have a sufficient understanding on which to comment intelligently. Related Video: Learn What it Takes to ...

Originally posted by ARS Technica on August 16th, 2015 written by David StockIf you hadn't noticed, drones and quadcopters are rather popular right now. Hardly a day goes by without some kind of automated or remotely piloted aircraft somehow causing an incident, or providing a new way for militaries and cinematographers alike to get the shot they need. What you might not have noticed, however, is that there is an underground movement to...

There has been a ton of controversy over the Drone boom that has been emerging in the last couple years. Aviation industry experts and mainstream media say it's time for the drone "prophets of doom" to face reality and admit that "drones are here to stay". Another of the many recent reasons for this verdict is that Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is now testing drones for home delivery, warehouse inventory checking and curbside pickup. In additio...

Drones with cameras (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) have been utilized by the military and border control organizations for many years. Now the commercialization of drones has made them affordable and more importantly practical for fire prevention.   Flight Test Video: RC Drone Fire Fighters    // Just imagine instead of one or perhaps several fire extinguishers strategically placed throughout your home, you have a singl...

This article was previously published by H. MacLean in the Otago Daily Times on Oct. 25, 2015: Could unmanned helicopters be, as their manufacturer claims, ''the future of the agriculture industry''? About a dozen farmers gathered on a farm near Ngapara on Thursday to have a look at the 99kg, 2.9m nose-to-tail, Yamaha RMAX in a simulation of spraying gorse along a fenceline, a creek, and in a tucked away gully. Dairy farmer Grant Isb...

This article was first published by Motherboard.vice.com on October 19th, 2015: The DOT’s announcement raises all sorts of questions, few of which the agency was able to answer. It’s clear that the agency, which oversees the Federal Aviation Administration, wants to crack down on the unsafe use of drones, and it’s looking like it’s going to try to bypass as much of the traditional rulemaking process as is possib...

Could unmanned helicopters be, as their manufacturer claims, ''the future of the agriculture industry''? This article was previously published by Otago Daily Times on October 25th, 2015: About a dozen farmers gathered on a farm near Ngapara on Thursday to have a look at the 99kg, 2.9m nose-to-tail, Yamaha RMAX in a simulation of spraying gorse along a fenceline, a creek, and in a tucked away gully. Related Video: Yamaha RMAX UAV Spra...

Note: If you are follwing the FAA and UAS story, please check back often because we will be updating this page with any and all news regarding this event. House Aviation Committee Members Weigh-In on UAS Registry 11/04/2015 The head of the House Aviation Subcommittee sent a letter dated November 4th, 2015 to the head the FAA Task Force tagged with outlining the registration process for Unmanned Aircraft Systems. In the letter the chai...