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Drone Footage Spots Shark Near Popular Beach

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We’ve written before about the many surveillance companies that are hoping to use drones to track shark movements and spot sharks from the air before a rescue mission is necessary. But last week, a massive grey nurse shark was found not by a spotting company, but by a freelance photography drone owned and operated by a mister Reed Plummer. “With ... Read More »

How Amazon’s Five-Year Drone Delivery Plan Failed

In December of 2013, Amazon CEO and wealthiest man alive Jeff Bezos gave a 60 Minutes interview in which he promised that the company would have drone delivery operations up and running within five years. “It will work,” Bezos promised at the time, “And it will happen, and it’s gonna be a lot of fun.” It is now December 7, ... Read More »

Best Beginner Drone [Top 5 Beginner Drones]

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Looking for the best beginner drones? You’re in the right place. Lots of people want to get into the drone hobby but don’t know where to start. Thanks to the recent explosion of the consumer drone market, there’s thousands of options out there and each one claims to be the best choice for first-time fliers. How can you find the ... Read More »

The ISO Creates First International Drone Standard

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The International Organization for Standardization, or ISO (the acronym doesn’t make sense to us either) is a non-profit international standards-setting group with 162 national members, including the entirety of what we tend to consider the “developed world.” When they set standards for an industry, those standards become law in everything but name. It was inevitable that this body would eventually ... Read More »

Best RC Cars For Christmas 2018 (RC Car Gift Guide)

It’s not easy to pick out the best RC cars for Christmas. With so many options on the market, it can be heard to pick the best one for you or your child, especially if you don’t understand all of the more technical jargon. Fortunately, here at Dronethusiast our team contains experts on all forms of remote control vehicles, from ... Read More »

Singapore Plans To Use “Drone Swarm” For Delivery And Security

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At this point, the governments of the world seem to be choosing one of two paths. The first is to resist the introduction of drone technology with increased regulations that limit pilots’ ability to use the drones effectively as well as the construction of serious drone infrastructure. The second is to embrace the technology with both hands, pouring enormous amounts ... Read More »

RC Planes Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals

Cyber Monday & Black Friday are the best times of the year to pick yourself up a new toy. RC planes have come a long way, especially since we used to have to pick up a model of a plane and build it from the motor up ourselves. There are some great deals going on right now for Black Friday ... Read More »

RC Boats Cyber Monday & Black Friday Deals

If you’ve never invested in an RC boat before, Cyber Monday & Black Friday are the best times of the year to do so! Everything is on sale right now, there are a ton of deals to choose from, the coupons are live, and you can easily save up to 50% on select items, but only if you’re fast enough. ... Read More »

Best Drones for Adults

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Getting into drones as an adult these days can be a bit of a headache. Why? Because there are hundreds, if not thousands, of drones out there to choose from. Researching the best drones for adults also means searching through some of the beginners, as well. Unfortunately, that can take quite awhile, so we’re here to help you out. Hobby ... Read More »