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Mapping & 3D Modeling 101—A Fully Revamped Course for 2017

last monthHobbies / Drones : UAV Coach

We’re excited to share the news that we’ve just completed a full overhaul of our course Mapping and 3D Modeling 101. Big congratulations are in order for... The post Mapping & 3D Modeling 101—A Fully Revamped Course for 2017 appeared first on UAV Coach.

Drones in Cathedrals: An Interview with BigFly, “Architecture” Category Winner at the NYCDFF

last monthHobbies / Drones : UAV Coach

Joris Favraud and Guillaume Juin, of BigFly, won the “architecture” category at the New York City Drone Film Festival this year for the video featured above. The video is a mind bending journey into the vaulted ceilings of the SaintShow More Summary

Parrot Launches New Professional Division, Makes a Play for the Prosumer Market

last monthHobbies / Drones : UAV Coach

After laying off a third of its workforce a few months ago, Parrot just announced that they are launching a Professional division focused exclusively on the “prosumer” market. Parrot currently has an expensive line of commercial drones that sell for $11,000 and up, and a line of consumer drones that sell for as little as $100. Show More Summary

At Long Last, FAA Releases First Round of Airspace Authorization Maps

2 months agoHobbies / Drones : UAV Coach

The FAA recently released its very first round of UAS Facility Maps. For those of us who have been waiting for a smoother way to request airspace authorization, this is a huge deal. The maps cover 268 airports nationwide, which includes about 40,000 square miles of airspace. Show More Summary

3DR Back on Top: $53 Million Raised in Series D Funding Round

2 months agoHobbies / Drones : UAV Coach

To say 3D Robotics has bounced back would be an understatement. The company recently announced that they raised $53 million in a series D funding round. That is a LOT of money, and especially for a company that not too long ago looked like it might be on its last legs. Show More Summary

$145,000 Bounty Offered by DJI to Identify Flight-Disrupting Drone Pilots

2 months agoHobbies / Drones : UAV Coach

Drone juggernaut DJI recently announced on their website that they’ll be offering a bounty of up to 1 million yuan, or $145,000, for information related to several drone incidents at an airport in southwestern China’s Sichuan province. Show More Summary

Next-Level Filmmaking: Inside Casey Neistat’s Mobile Video Project

2 months agoHobbies / Drones : UAV Coach

Casey Neistat—a vlogger and drone aficionado whose celebrity was further enhanced by the HUMAN FLYING DRONE video that swept the internet back in December—recently announced that his next big video project will feature, and be created by, famous YouTube vloggers. Show More Summary

6 Huge Releases from NAB: New VR and Modular Drones, and A Bevy of High End Cine Tools from DJI

2 months agoHobbies / Drones : UAV Coach

As you know, drone land is the place for whacky and insanely clever inventions—in the last few months we’ve seen light shows at the Super Bowl, taxi drones, and drone cake baking, to name just a few of the more off the wall uses. Last week’s...Show More Summary

Say What? Local Laws Could Jail You for Federally Approved Drone Flights

2 months agoHobbies / Drones : UAV Coach

A recent study from Bard College’s Center for the Study of the Drone reveals numerous instances of conflicting drone legislation between local and federal authorities. Big picture: flying that’s approved by the FAA could still get you in trouble with local authorities, and in some cases even locked up for breaking local laws. Show More Summary

Drone Jobs Galore with DroneBase

2 months agoHobbies / Drones : UAV Coach

Looking for Work? DroneBase Is Hiring. DroneBase recently started working with one of the largest insurance providers in the U.S. to perform rooftop inspections. But they have a problem: they have too much work. That’s right—DroneBase...Show More Summary

Parkour in Spain—An Interview with Giles Campbell Longley, “Extreme Sports” Winner at NYCDFF 2017

2 months agoHobbies / Drones : UAV Coach

We’ve been interviewing winners from this year’s New York City Drone Film Festival over the last several weeks, and it’s been a pleasure to get so many different perspectives on aerial cinematography, and to get such an array of insights into how these directors work. Show More Summary

Yuneec Announces Livestreaming for Its Breeze Flying Camera Drone

2 months agoHobbies / Drones : UAV Coach

Yuneec just rolled out a new livestreaming feature for its Breeze camera drone that allows pilots to stream on Facebook, YouTube, or their output of choice. Last year we did a write up about the Breeze when it first came out. Its stand...Show More Summary

An Interview with KopterCam, “ShowReel” Category Winner at the New York City Drone Film Festival

2 months agoHobbies / Drones : UAV Coach

KopterCam, a company of professional aerial cinematographers, blew it out of the water with their showreel at the NYCDFF this year, as you can see for yourself above. As we watched all the reels at the film festival I had a feeling that theirs would win. Show More Summary

Check Out These Leaked Images of the New DJI Spark Drone

2 months agoHobbies / Drones : UAV Coach

News recently leaked on the web says that DJI is gearing up to launch a small drone that looks like the Mavic Pro’s younger brother. The drone is called the Spark, and pictures of it first appeared a few days ago on a Chinese DJI forum (the page has since been taken down, or we’d link to it). Show More Summary

FAA Establishes No-Drone Zones Over 133 U.S. Military Facilities

3 months agoHobbies / Drones : UAV Coach

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has established airspace restrictions over 133 military facilities to address national security concerns about unauthorized drone operations. The specific restricted locations are detailed in a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) – UAS NOTAM FDC 7/7137, and may be viewed online via an interactive map here. Show More Summary

UAV Coach Partners with Loveland Innovations

3 months agoHobbies / Drones : UAV Coach

CNN recently reported that 770,000 drones have been registered with the FAA in the last 15 months. That’s a lot of commercial drone operators. And with the proliferation of drones, we’ve had a corresponding boom in drone applications. Show More Summary

An Interview with Lucas Zanatto, “Featuring Drones” Category Winner at the New York City Drone Film Festival

3 months agoHobbies / Drones : UAV Coach

Lucas Zanatto‘s “Drone Cake Baking” video (shown above) won the Featuring Drones category at the New York City Drone Film Festival, and he was kind enough to grant us an interview following the festival. To create the video he worked...Show More Summary

Meet Flyte, a Drone Ops Management Platform to Simplify Your Commercial sUAS Work

3 months agoHobbies / Drones : UAV Coach

Meet our newest community sponsor Flyte, a drone ops management platform built to help commercial drone pilots streamline their efforts. We added Flyte to our 70 Companies to Watch in 2017 post a little while back when they first came on our radar, and we’re happy to introduce them now as a community sponsor. Show More Summary

How’d They Do That? The Incredible Story Behind Casey Neistat’s Human Flying Drone Video

3 months agoHobbies / Drones : UAV Coach

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve seen this video. But how the heck did they pull this off? Last weekend at the New York City Drone Film Festival we sat in on a panel session that went over the incredible story behind the making of this video. Show More Summary

FAA Would Become Nongovernmental, Lose Authority Over Air Traffic Control in Proposed Trump Budget

3 months agoHobbies / Drones : UAV Coach

There has been a lot of speculation in the drone community about what might happen to the FAA, and specifically to drone regulation, under the Trump Administration. Well, it looks like we now have some clarity. In the budget just released...Show More Summary

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