As drones become more and more visible in retail and the media, it’s no surprise that more and more people are starting to become interested. As the holidays approach, there will be plenty of households, in which at least one family member has their eye on a drone for a gift.
When shopping for a drone or building one, one of the first things you’ll need to decide on is which platform to choose. Since multirotors are available in different guises, the process of selecting the right platform can be a bit tricky.
Since the first models featuring it appeared last year, altitude hold has become all the rage in the toy drone segment. The feature that was once available only in more expensive drones such as the DJI Phantom 3 is now slowly becoming a standard key feature in all toy drones.
It’s impossible to talk about consumer drones without talking about safety. We worry that drones could fall out of the sky and hit someone, or crash into each other or into someone’s home.
The tumbling price of drones and advances in the technology they contain is helping golfers cut their handicaps and creating a new line of business for pilots of umanned aircraft. Cameras mounted to drones...