What You Need To Know About Copters

FAA and DOT Announce Recreational Drone Registration Process – Gadget Guru Editorial

December 14, 2015 The following contains my notes on the DOT/FAA Press Conference highlighting the promised registration process for unmanned aircraft. My editorial opinion appears at the end of this piece. Here’s the announcement of the press conference with personal references removed: WASHINGTON – Please join U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Deputy Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael Whitaker for an announcement about the aircraft registration process for owners of small unmanned aircraft systems... Read More

Yuneec Typhoon G Altitude And Video Quality Tests

As we’ve read on various thread, the Yuneec Typhoon is not able to lift of when its at an altitude of greater than 8,000 feet. Well, I’ve read different opinions on this. In fact, a Yuneec Factory Representative told me that a Typhoon copter could lift off at altitudes greater than 8,000 feet, but only if it was set to Turtle Mode. So, during a recent trip to The Park Hyatt Resort in Beaver Creek,... Read More

Is The Yuneec SteadyGrip GoPro A Viable Alternative To The DJI OSMO?

With DJI announcing its highly anticipated OSMO handheld gimbal solution, I thought it would be an opportune time to take a look at Yuneec’s SteadyGrip. Of course, since it hasn’t shipped yet, nobody has done extensive hands-on tests of the OSMO, but I’ve had the opportunity to spend quite a bit of time with Yuneec’s SteadyGrip. So, here goes… While Yuneec has had this model on the market for a few months, this model can... Read More

A Creative And Possibly A Lifesaving Use For Drones

Considering the amount of negative press regarding the consumer usage of the quad copters commonly called drones, it’s nice to know there are some truly useful applications of this technology. While much of the negative press is focused on inexperienced users or those flying in an irresponsible manner, there’s a number of users who realize that with the proper safety precautions, quad copters are a creative tool for photographers and provide low cost solutions to... Read More




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