UK Drone Registration, What Does It Mean For You?

UK Drone Registration, What Does It Mean For You?

  Soon in the UK it shall be a mandatory requirement for hobbyists to register all drones weighing 250 grams or more, and pass a safety awareness test. The central premise of policing drones pivots around public safety, and privacy laws. The test is a reassurance a flyer knows the rules of flight and therefore is accountable for ensuring they fly within the set parameters stated. Such policies help law enforcement penalize irresponsible flyers who…

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Thrust UAV and PCS Edventures make history on British soil with a world first at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.

Thrust UAV and PCS Edventures make history on British soil with a world first at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.

Thrust UAV and its parent company PCS Edventures launched their new STEM Drone education programme at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. Students were invited to participate in the STEM Drone programme with a master class in drone building and flying first person view with professional pilots. The project is aimed not only to help students build and fly drones but to help enhance curriculum elements across subjects such as maths, engineering, electronics, and physics….

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The New FPV Adventure Packs For Parrot Disco and Bebop 2

The New FPV Adventure Packs For Parrot Disco and Bebop 2

Parrot a company that puts the flyer at the heart of its products released in June, and available now two limited edition drones packs. The Parrot Disco Adventurer pack retails at £879.99, and Parrot Bebop 2 Adventurer pack purchasable for £519.99. The nifty drone packs are available to buy from stores and the companies website at parrot.com. A package buys that comes with a generous kit of accessories includes an ultralight backpack, weighing just 500…

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Drones Monthly Exclusive! NEO X CRAFT

Drones Monthly Exclusive! NEO X CRAFT

Following our exclusive back in February introducing the Neo X-Craft, much progress has been made in the optimization of the power systems by the Institute for Innovation in Sustainable Engineering, part of the University of Derby. The provision of a research grant by the European Regional Development Fund has enabled considerable research into the latest batteries, engines, and systems. This has led to an upgrade in the mission profile of the craft with a greater…

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First Look Neato Fastback

First Look Neato Fastback

When Neato Frames was first founded the pod style frames were just picking up heat. Founders, Nich and Justin played with the idea of doing one early on, but could not get one that looked good. This year it became more apparent that they really needed one to stay relevant with more race oriented pilots. Neato Frames has a really great core fan base but less in the high-class racing category, so then knew a pod style…

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Parrot Swing; Hands On Review

Parrot Swing; Hands On Review

Taking Parrot’s new minidrone for a dance If you are a subscriber to the magazine you may remember the featured review of the Parrot Swing, which we took out for some test flights, using the RTF VTOL (vertical take off and landing) drone form the minidrone series.   On a cold British morning, we took the Parrot Swing to one of our isolated flying spots, a spot that happens to be in the forest, so lots of…

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RaGG-e Whoop Frame: Review

RaGG-e Whoop Frame: Review

First Impressions On opening up the creative packaging we were very impressed with the finish on the frame, the material used is HDPE plastic which looks smooth with the two coloured layers and the CNC cutting has been precise. On overall impressions of the style and materials used, this whoop frame gets a 10/10. With the two colour styling you can easily tell this is the creation of Thomas Ashley, the driving force and designer…

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First Look: The New Blade Torrent 110, A Brushless BNF Micro Quad With Telemetry

First Look: The New Blade Torrent 110, A Brushless BNF Micro Quad With Telemetry

The new Blade Torrent 110 has just landed, we take a look and review the features! The past year micro quads have quite literally taken off, providing that itching relief of getting your drone fix whether its on your lunch break or just practice indoors on a rainy day. As the hype train gains speed so does the need of the racers, and Blade have answered that call. The evolution of the Torrent was an…

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Parrot Bebop-PRO 3D Modeling

Parrot Bebop-PRO 3D Modeling

Parrot, the pioneer of the civil drone market, announces a new all-in-one aerial imagery and 3D modeling solution for real-estate and building professionals, the ‘Parrot Bebop-Pro 3D Modeling’ pack. The pack includes a Parrot Bebop 2 drone with Parrot Skycontroller 2 remote control, Pix4Dcapture app, which automatically captures aerial images, as well as Pix4Dmodel software to process images and create a 3D model. Easy to use, reliable and affordable, the Parrot Bebop-Pro 3D Modeling pack…

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