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DRONE TRAINING FOR KIDS?

Drone Training

DRONE TRAINING FOR KIDS?

Have you ever wondered if drone training for kids is a good idea? Should you be the one laying the foundation by teaching your kids to fly drones?

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Buy a Drone: Selection Criteria

Buy a drone

Buy a Drone: Selection Criteria

OK, so, you are ready to buy a drone. The sweet temptation of this wonderful tech quietly invaded your thoughts, then your time, and eventually your wallet. Don’t worry- you are not the first, and (most certainly) not the last victim. With thousands of products on offer, it is easy to make a mistake- through […]

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New Drone Regulations Canada

New Drone Regulations Canada

Of all the aviation governing authorities, the Canadians probably have one of the most practical and easy-to-understand legislation structures developed for the drone industry. In this article both the former and new rules will be explained.

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About Us

About Us

Welcome to Dads and Drones, a place for drones of all shapes and sizes. OUR STORY Dating back as far as the 70’s, we have a history that includes camping, hiking, fishing, piloting of aeroplanes, helicopters and gyrocopters, photographing and eventually… drone flying. We love doing stuff! Of all of these, we developed a particular […]

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How Do Quadcopters Work?

How do quadcopters work drone mechanics

How Do Quadcopters Work?

We explain the physics of quadcopter flight and the role each of its components play in making it happen.

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LiPo Batteries in Drones

Lithium-Polymer Batteries

LiPo Batteries in Drones

LiPo Batteries Are commonly Used In Drone Technology These Days. This Article Discuss the Use and Safety Aspects of Lithium-Polymer (LiPo) Batteries.

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Laws about Drones in Australia

Australia Drone Laws

Laws about Drones in Australia

Laws on flying drones in Australia might be upgraded soon. CASA’s latest round of seeking information from drone flyers was recently completed (February 2019). With this initiative, they hope to gain a better picture of both leisure and commercial drone flying around the country.

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Hot off the Press: New UK drone regulations!

Drone Regulation

Hot off the Press: New UK drone regulations!

On 7 January 2019, The UK Department of Transport (DoT) released a report after having surveyed the industry in the latter half of last year. This resulted in a big change in the UK Drone Laws

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The next frontier: Safe BVLOS Operations

beyond visual line of sight

The next frontier: Safe BVLOS Operations

Unmanned aerial vehicles have become extremely useful in recent years. The many popular applications include agricultural surveillance, mail delivery, photographing and coastal surveillance. However, a major limitation remains operations beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS). In these few paragraphs, we’ll look at the matter with flying BVLOS. What is BVLOS? Beyond Visual Line of Sight […]

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FAA UAV Licence Exam Summary

Exam summary

FAA UAV Licence Exam Summary

Authorities all over the world are progressively introducing a knowledge exam as a prerequisite to earn drone licences. The exact regulation varies slightly from country to country, but the syllabi are much the same. The FAA has been using UAV Licence Theory exams for a while now. The exam is a lengthy 60-question multiple choice paper. […]

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Position Report: How is “Delivery by Drone” progressing?

Delivery by drone

Position Report: How is “Delivery by Drone” progressing?

Since the initial trials started a few years back, many people were enthralled by the idea of having pizza delivered on their front porch. Delivery by drone gained further momentum when Amazon did its first public trials in December 2016 at Cambridge in the UK, and in March 2017 at the MARS conference in California, […]

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