President Trump’s Executive Order puts hold on FAA drone regulations

President Trump signed an executive order last week requiring a roll back of regulations. In essence, for every one new regulation passed two old regulations must be removed. This order has had an unexpected side effect on the FAA’s existing plans for rolling out new drone regulations.  This spells potential problems for the budding drone industry. In 2014, the NTS …

The Dutch Are Using Eagles To Hunt Drones

We’ve seen videos before of eagles attacking quadcopters in the wild. It seems that the Dutch police have watched those videos as well and are now looking to use Eagles to take down unauthorized drones mid-flight. The Dutch National Police enforcement agency have recently partnered with a specialty security company named Guard From Above which specializes in training and deploying …

FAA Starts Requiring Drone Pilots To Register Drones

For some drone enthusiasts, the FAA released troubling news on the regulation-front of drone flying last week. After much back and forth over how to best regulate the budding drone market, the FAA has officially given direction that they will begin requiring drone pilots (both professional AND hobbyist) to register their drones through an official FAA online portal. Registration opens …

DJI Phantom Quadcopter Captures Maui Flash Flood

Camera drones are being used to capture some really stunning aerial views these days. Sometimes they can capture freak weather events too. World travel blogger, photographer, and drone enthusiast Renee Lusano happened to be (un)lucky enough to capture some thrilling video with her DJI Phantom recently in Maui. While on a waterfall hike called “Commando”, Renee and her friends had …