New UK Drone Laws Limit All Flights To 120 Meters

The Civil Aviation Authority’s Drone Code regulate all drone flights in the United Kingdom, commercial or otherwise. On July 30th, 2018, the CAA updated the drone code with new limits on flights. It is now against the law to fly any unmanned aerial vehicle in the UK higher than 120 meters (400 feet) in the …

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The Winners Of The 2018 Drone Photography Awards Are Here

Drone photography is more popular than ever. There’s two reasons for this. The first is that drones are more widely accessible than they’ve been at any point in history – anyone can find a cheap drone and start learning how to fly and take photos. And the second is that the technology has advanced to …

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Intel Drones Are Preserving the Great Wall of China

Intel Corp. is now officially working with the China Foundation for Cultural Heritage Conservation, or the CFCHC for short, with the purpose of aiding in protecting and preserving the Jiankou section of the Great Wall of China using their Falcon 8+ drone. The Falcon 8+ conducts aerial surveys and inspections of the Jiankou section with …

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GDU O2 Drone Review – Can The GDU O2 Replace The Mavic Pro? [2018]

GDU Technology is a Chinese drone company that most casual quadcopter enthusiasts have probably never even heard of. Their biggest claim to fame is creating the world’s first foldable drone, the GDU Byrd, an achievement that was sadly overshadowed by the fact that DJI released the far superior and more widely-marketed Mavic Pro a few …

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Best RC Accessories For Sale [Remote Control Toy Accessories 2018]

We mostly write about great drones here at Dronethusiast, but we have a number of articles covering other types of RC toys as well. Cars, trucks, boats – there’s lots of great radio controlled devices that can be used for everything from racing to model building to RC crawler events. And what better way to …

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SandwichAero – Creating An Example for Young Dronethusiasts

Not long ago, 16-year-old Nicolai Valenti of Italy reached out to us in the hopes that we would share his story with all of you, our readers! Valenti began his dream in September of 2017 when he created his company SandwichAero and an impressive hybrid drone. Valenti believed that the range and the autonomy that …

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Parrot Anafi Review [Parrot Drone Anafi Price & Specs 2018]

Parrot SA is a fairly new player in the drone industry space, but they’ve very quickly made their mark with a number of great products. The Parrot Bebop and Bebop 2 were highly advanced prosumer photography quadcopters that were able to compete with all but the best of the DJI line, while last year’s Parrot …

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Amazon Preventing the Hijacking of Drones

Amazon filed a patent in order to protect the hijacking of their delivery drones, entitled “Hostile takeover avoidance of unmanned vehicles”. It was originally filed over two years ago, but has finally gained approval over the last week. It’s designed specifically for the delivery vehicles they use, which as we all know are drones. The …

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