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Will Drones Ever Replace Fighter Jets?

Last Updated November 28th, 2019
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The US Air Force is the number 1 user of drones bar none. And those next in line are all Air Force branches of some of the most powerful militaries in the world. This hardly surprising; drones come with so many advantages that make them an absolute must have in the present circumstances. Military organizations […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Military Drones

Last Updated December 13th, 2019
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Drones and the military have a long and storied history, one that goes back to the very first unmanned aerial assault, launched in 1849 by the Austrian army against Venice. Throughout the 20th century, this relationship continued to evolve and advance as drones became a more integral part of any top military setup. By January […]

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Can Drones Fly At Night, in the Dark?

Last Updated December 17th, 2019
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“Can I fly my drone at night?” — That is one of the most recurring questions that drone users ask us. The answer will depend on how skilled you are at flying your drone, the drone’s technology, and also the regulations in your location. From a purely technological standpoint, your drone is capable of knowing […]

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Can Drones Be Used to Clean Windows?

Last Updated November 27th, 2019
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Drones have become a mainstay in many industries because of their capacity to save time, cut costs, and reduce risks. Indeed, they have made their way into all sorts of industries: search and rescue, agriculture, military, advertisement, real estate, and…cleaning? A drone company, Aerones, based in Latvia, has built an enormous washing drone that looks […]

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How to Boost Your Drone’s Battery Life & Flight Time

Last Updated December 17th, 2019
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The batteries used in drones are mostly made of Lithium Polymer (LiPo). These are lightweight batteries that have a better energy density than any other alternatives presently. They have a high discharge rate and low self-discharge rates. And these qualities are among the reasons why they are favored as drone batteries by manufacturers. Although they […]

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Can You Fly A Drone Without GPS?

Last Updated February 3rd, 2020
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Today, the average consumer drone comes with a slew of GPS-enabled features. These are put in place by drone manufacturers to help pilots navigate their drones and achieve a host of other things. But drones were not always built like this. GPS drones are relatively new in the UAV revolution. Back in the old days […]

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Can You Use a Drone Without WiFi?

Last Updated February 3rd, 2020
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Today, everything is connected to the internet. Drones are not an exception. Consumer drones use WiFi to carry out a number of functions. But is WiFi absolutely critical to flying a drone? We explore in this post. Why Do Some Drones Use WiFi? Back in the olden days, WiFi was available only on computers. But […]

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Can You Use a Drone Without a Phone?

Last Updated February 3rd, 2020
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When recreational drones were the sole preserve of enthusiasts, smartphones were an integral part of the UAV system. But that was over a decade ago. Technology and tastes have changed. So you may be wondering whether you can fly your drone without a phone altogether. When you buy your drone and unpack it for the […]

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Can Drones Be Tracked and Should You Track Yours?

Last Updated December 13th, 2019
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While in the air, drones can be pretty easy to spot for anybody nearby. But what happens when it’s no longer in the sky? Maybe it makes an emergency landing in an area that is far away from your piloting position? Or maybe an irresponsible pilot takes flight in an area he shouldn’t — how […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Amazon’s Delivery Drones

Last Updated December 19th, 2019
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Amazon announced that making product deliveries within 30 minutes by drone could soon be a reality — according to the announcement, “within months”. The announcement, which was made during the re:MARS conference in Las Vegas, failed to offer a specific date. But it did give a glimpse at the UAV model that would serve as […]

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