The Phantom 4 Pro Vs Inspire 2

With DJI being the big name within the drone pilot community and one of the leading retailers we thought we would look at the difference between the latest models: Phantom 4 Pro  Vs Inspire 2. This post addresses the different attributes each aircraft has ....

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WHAT IS THE LAW WHEN FLYING A DRONE PRIVATELY?

It is not just important that commercial pilots stay safe and learn the rules and regulations, it is also massively important that everyone even hobbyist understand what they need to do to stay safe! If you have friends who are not aware of these simple facts for flying, please try and spread the word! 

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Digital Filmmaker Feature Piece!

Aerial Motion Pictures has been features in the online magazine Digital Filmmaker, Issue 47! It's a fantastic magazine for budding filmmakers and aerial videographers. Take a peek inside and you will start to see the different avenues AMP have moved in to! For full issue please click here .... If you have any questions about our range of services and training to do hesitate to get in touch at 0845 450 9300, 01491526700 or email us at info@aerialmotionpictures.co.uk! Enjoy the read! 

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UAV Tips – How to log your drone flights

Flight Log Books are the best way to document the amount and length of each of your flights.Logging each and every drone flight you carry out is not only important for safety reasons – it’s also interesting, and a great way to look back over the journeys you’ve made. You can track location, equipment, weather conditions, journey distance, flight time and a multitude of other metrics, using them to better understand your drone and its limitations, as well as planning upgrades for the future.

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Drones: What are the risks to aircraft and what can be done to reduce them?

After a drone caused chaos at Gatwick airport, it seems the right time to look in to the main problems of hobbyist drone pilots with little to no training. Five flights were diverted and thousands of passengers had their journeys disrupted after a drone was spotted flying close to the runway at Gatwick. Concern is growing that remotely-piloted aircraft (RPA), as drones are known, could cause "a catastrophic crash” in the words of the British Airline Pilots' Association (BALPA).

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Smart jacket and VR headset let you pilot a drone with your body!

I feel half-superhero, half-idiot. The jacket I’m wearing is letting me fly a drone around a virtual university campus just by spreading my arms and moving my body from side to side – like a kid pretending to be a plane. And a virtual reality headset gives me a perfect bird’s-eye view. But I’m sitting in the Swiss embassy in London, with the jacket’s creators looking at me across a table wondering if I’m going to fall off my chair....

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The growing use of drones within the film industry

Not only for sports and news coverage, commercial drones are now increasingly being used for another relatively new frontier: film making. Aerial filming in movie production can provide audiences with more spectacular views than ever before. Now, celebrated television series and Oscar winning films are being captured with the help of this exciting, yet controversial new technology.

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5 Apps that will help you become a more confident drone pilot

Looking for tools to help pilot your new drone or additional information to help you control it better? Luckily for you, there are dozens of apps for new and old drone pilots to help them pilot and manage their air time.

However, to help navigate through the numerous drone pilot apps on your desired marketplace, let’s take a look at five top apps that will make you the drone master.

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