Why Phantom 4 Discontinued

Why Phantom 4 Discontinued

  DJI announced as from the 18th January 17 all Phantom 3, and Phantom 4 drones will no longer be made. Buyers may still purchase from pre – manufactured stock alongside the Chinese New year edition of the Phantom 4, (available till end of March). DJI has not commented to why the Phantom 4 released in March 16 has been ditched. The drone an upgrade to the 3 is from industry standard unusually short with…

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Research takes to the skies

Research takes to the skies

The University of Brighton is using a drone in Western Canada to map a river bed both above and below water level, and then model how sandy rivers respond to human interference and environmental change. The radio-controlled quadcopter gives scientists an aerial view of the river at such a high resolution that is possible to see a 10p coin on the ground. Phil Ashworth, Professor of Physical Geography, is leading the technological development of the…

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GoPro aim to release their own consumer drone before July 2016

GoPro aim to release their own consumer drone before July 2016

Gopro founder Nick Woodman has confirmed it will release their ultimate camera accessory   CEO and founder of Gopro made the announcement at the Code Conference in California where he confirmed he aims to have a drone ready within the first half of 2016, he also unveiled a new mount which takes a step into capturing virtual reality footage holding multiple cameras. Nick Woodman commented “Quadcopters have a special place for us at GoPro because…

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DJI Inspire with a 4K camera

DJI Inspire with a 4K camera

We take a look at the Inspire 1   We are now at a point where drones have gone from recreational flying fun to professional use, not only within aerial photography but for commercial purpose, What we do know is the Inspire 1 is at the frontier of aerial footage technology. The First impressions looking at the Inspire 1 is like taking a glimpse at the world of sci-fi, deviating from the widely used fixed…

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Latrax Alias: A beginners review

Latrax Alias: A beginners review

  When starting out with your first high performance  drone or moving up from playing around with your minidrone there are alot of choices on the market to choose from, you want something which is high performance but caters for the beginner pilot so is durable and unlikely to break the first time you crash it. So taking this into consideration we take a look a drone which suited to not just a beginner pilot…

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