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Rural Racer, Motorcycle with a drone

Rural Racer, Motorcycle with a drone

Yes, you read that right! the latest motorcycle concept is the Rural Racer Project, a custom motorcycle collaboration between Velomacchi and Yahama Motorcycles. Velomacchi, an Oregon-based premium motorcycle accessory and lifestyle brand, developed the Rural Racer Project with Yamaha Motorcycles to showcase the  companies’ mutual roots in moto heritage, technology, and innovation. The project also […]
How to Use a Drone Landing Pad

How to Use a Drone Landing Pad

All drones have to take off and land, so what is sitting under them will make a difference in the long run.  Senior Editor, John Reid, talks about what you should know and have at your takeoff and landing locations.

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Drone Safety, a message from Jeff Dunham and Bubba J

Drone Safety, a message from Jeff Dunham and Bubba J

Jeff Dunham and the AMA have a good message for you about flying drones.  All of these are very good rules to fly by and be sure to check out the know before you fly website at: http://knowbeforeyoufly.org/
Drone Recovery

Drone Recovery

Here is a quick video on how to recover your drone once you lose orientation of its direction.

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RotorDrone Photo Contest

RotorDrone Photo Contest

Photo by: Brent Wellander We are now accepting entries for the RotorDrone Photo Contest. Be sure to check out all the rules and how to enter by clicking on the logo:
GATE KEEPER
The pylon gate that is included in the racecourse gate system is fairly large, so it’s easy to fly around using FPV.

Drone Reviews: RISE Vusion House Racer

First-person-view (FPV) racing is so addictive and fun that, now, having a quick way to take that excitement inside will be a must-have for every racer I know. The new Vusion House Racer is not just for the diehard drone racer; this bird opens up the fun and excitement of FPV racing for everyone. Highlights […]

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CES Wrap Up

CES Wrap Up

As any guy will know, one of the top ten events to attended in your life is the Consumer Electronic Show.  This is why, every year in January, all the hotels in Las Vegas, Nevada, fill up for this one shows that every guys want to attend: CES. At the beginning of each year, more […]
Looking to get into Drones? Check out what makes multi-rotors tick!

Looking to get into Drones? Check out what makes multi-rotors tick!

Checking out the drone news, you’ll see that it happens a lot. We’ll be we on a photo shoot with a new rotordrone and a passerby will hang back a while and finally ask “Hey! That’s cool, how does your quadcopter work?” Well, we always stop what we’re doing to give them the basic “five […]

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Central Coast, New South Wales, Australia
f2.2—1/13s—ISO 200
My mission here was to capture the beautiful contrasting colors and textures of the lily pads, water, and wharf. Hence, I decided to elevate the drone to about 45 to 60 feet as it allowed me encapsulate every part of the scene I wanted to. It also helped me crop out other potential distractions, such as grassy banks, that could have crept into the scene. Cropping out the grassy banks also added a dark sense of mystery. I also tilted the frame by positioning the wharf at 45 degrees just to break the overall horizontality of the composition.

The Art of a Drone Selfie

Generally speaking, I always thought of selfies as being harmless fun. However, the idea of people becoming obsessed with the manufacturing of their own self-portraits came across as somewhat narcissistic. Because of that I always steered away from taking pictures of myself, and never in a million years would I have imagined writing a feature […]
Futaba Receiver Special

Futaba Receiver Special

From Futaba: These current Tower Hobbies product listings are good thru 15-Dec-2017. All prices shown in U.S. dollars. More info can be found here: https://www.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0872p?&L=FUTRX Visit FutabaRC.com
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