July 4th Drone Flight

Drone Flight 4th of July

The 4th of July is a time for celebration and time to take the reliable DJI Phantom 4 on a flight over the neighborhood to capture all of the patriotic fireworks in the community.  This video shows the enormous amount of fireworks in San Antonio, TX on July 4th.  At one point, the video I captured reminded me of the Iraqi Military shooting at Stealth Planes back during the first Iraq War. read more

Amazing DJI Phantom 4 Flight Over Dam

Medina Lake

One of my most challenging flights to date was this Drone Flight across a dam.  What made the flight challenging was the distance from the remote control and the cross-winds.  However, the DJI Phantom 4 performed beautifully. At no time was the drone in trouble. The drone can fly so far that you physically lose site of the drone and have to rely on the signal to your tablet or phone for viewing.  This was not a problem with the DJI Phantom 4. read more

AEE AP10 Drone Cross Wind Troubles and Recovery

AEE Ap10 Toruk

The AEE AP10 is not meant to fly with strong winds.  This was evident while trying to fly the drone in light to medium wind conditions.  The drone just did not have enough power to combat the winds.  At several times, the drone was drifting away, pushed by the winds.  However, if this should occur while you are flying, bring the drone down a bit lower and try to bring it home. read more

Drone App, Which One Do I Use?

Parrot Drone App

How to Choose the Correct Drone App

I often hear new drone buyers asking me. “What drone app do I utilize for my new drone?  With so many drone apps on the app store; I can understand the confusion. I always recommend using the manufactures default drone app that was made for the particular drone in question.  That seems like a pretty easy solution; but, new drone pilots often install the wrong app for their new drone. For instance, For instance, I have a friend named Rob that purchased the Parrot AR Drone 2.0.  He called me very upset that his drone would not work.  He was ready to take the Parrot AR Drone 2.0 back to the store.  I said, “Did you look at the instruction manual?”  Rob replied, “well, no.”  I said, “How did you know what Drone App to download then?  Rob stated, “Well, I took the drone out of the box, charged the battery, and went to the app store and searched for ‘drone app’.”  I stated,  “Did you search for a particular drone app or did you install the first one you saw?”  “The first one I saw.” This is a common mistake.  Not all drone apps will work with your manufactured drone.  In fact, there are hundreds of drone apps for hundreds of different manufactured drones.  Rule of thumb, always search drone app with your manufacturer in mind. If you are unsure what drone app to choose, go to your mobile device’s app store and search “Manufacture Name” + “Drone App”. Rob should have searched Parrot AR Drone App.  His result would of lead him to the Parrot AR Drone App.   To help you out, I compiled a list of common drones and the proper apps for your use: read more

Airdog Auto-Follow Drone Review

AirDog Autofollow Drone

AirDog Auto-Follow Drone: An Amazing Quadcopter

Without a doubt, the Airdog Auto-Follow Quadcopter is one special drone. This is not your everyday normal auto-follow drone.  In fact, this drone was meant especially for fast-paced action sports. Whether you are an amateur athlete or a professional athlete; the Airdog Auto-Follow Drone will capture those wonderful sporting moments through state-of-the-art drone technology. No longer do you need Apollo Creed to train you.  With the Airdog Auto-Follow Drone, you will be able to capture each and every moment allowing you to critique yourself.  Each and every stride, the perfect swing, the perfect throw, or the mechanics to help you reach that level of perfection are now at your disposal allowing you to be your own personal trainer.  For the cost of the AirDog Quadcopter, you can easily save thousands and thousands of dollars over the course of your athletic career on personal trainers.  Set the drone to auto-follow and begin your routine.  The Airdog will capture every detail in stunning, high-definition video. read more

Where to Buy a Drone

Yuneec Typhoon H

I Want a Drone; Where do I Buy it?

I hear this question a lot.  Especially from people who do not really know what a drone is or where to buy a drone. Recently, I was at a client’s job site filming using my Yuneec Typhoon H Professional Drone. One of the many spectators came up to me and was amazed at how my drone was able to fly a pre-programmed flight route and return itself to the exact location in which it took off from while filming in 4K video.  The spectator was so amazed, he said,”Hey, Where Do I Buy a Drone?”  I could tell that this gentleman was ready to buy a drone right now.  I let the man know that the drone I was using was not yet available for purchase.  The Yuneec Typhoon H was a pre-order; unless, you have connections like I do 🙂 read more

How to Fly a Drone

Flying Drone

Learning to Fly a Drone for the First Time

Flying a drone for the first time for a beginner is quite easy. The most difficult thing is to make it stable when being floated in the air. For example, you can make the drone take off, but you can divert it, set the pace and land without a bump? You will not be a proficient drone pilot in just one day. There are many preparations that you should consider and pay attention before flying a quadcopter drone for a beginner pilot. read more

Parrot AR Drone 2.0

Parrot AR Drone

Having Parrot AR Drone for The Best Video Recording Experience

Lately, many people like doing an aerial photography or aerial photography, whether they work as a photographer or who simply enjoy in the portrait photographing. One of the popular device and is widely used to support aerial photography is a drone, small aircraft which is controlled using a remote control. There are various types of drones, from the kind of home-made and that is assembled by a company. There is also a drone that has been equipped with a camera, so you do not have to buy a camera anymore to be put on the drone. One of the most popular drones is Parrot AR Drone. Why Parrot AR Drone looks so special? read more

Quаdсорtеrѕ Mаkе Great Gifts

Professional Drone

Whу Quаdсорtеrѕ Mаkе Great Presents

If уоu аrе lооking for that реrfесt present this year fоr boys (аnd girls!) of аll ages thеn уоu rеаllу ѕhоuld lооk at оnе оf the many different сhоiсеѕ оf ԛuаdсорtеrѕ, octocopters аnd drоnеѕ thаt аrе аvаilаblе tоdау! read more