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Mavic Mini Review with DroneDJ’s Haye Kesteloo

Mavic Mini Review with DroneDJ’s Haye Kesteloo

The DJI Mavic Mini was announced last week, and will be released to everyone next week. There were a few demo units that were released to some famous youtoubers and instagrammers, however I wanted to hear about it from a real drone pilot. I know you probably feel the same way, so I reached out to my buddy Haye Kesteloo from DroneDJ to give us the rundown on DJI’s new drone!

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Start Droning the Right Way with Marc Sandlhauser

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Drone Podcast 083 – Marc Sandlhauser

Delaware drone pilot Marc Sandlhauser is only three months into his drone business, and is already seeing some nice success! Listen in to hear about his pricing model, how he’s marketing, and a few other little tips he’s picked up along the way!

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Working at DJI and FLIR with Randall Warnas

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Drone Podcast 078 – Randall Warnas

From the early days of starting his own brick and mortar drone store, to leading the¬†global sUAS segment at FLIR, Randall Warnas has had a heck of a journey. Oh yeah, he also started DJI’s Enterprise Division prior to landing at FLIR. Interested right?

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How to Fly your Drone in Canada

How to Fly your Drone in Canada

As of June 1, 2019, anyone looking to fly a drone in Canada is regulated by Part IX of the Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs).

The quick and dirty on the changes are:

  1. Everyone must register their drones if they weigh more than 250g.
  2. Everyone must obtain either a basic or advanced pilot certificate.
  3. You must be at least 14 years of age to obtain a pilot certificate.
  4. You must keep your drone within line of sight when flying.
  5. You are permitted to fly to a max altitude of 400′ above ground.
  6. Foreign pilots are required to obtain a SFOC before flying in Canada.

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Droning in Hong Kong with Brandi Papania

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Drone Podcast 077 – Brandi Papania

American drone pilot Brandi Papania is having a blast flying her drone in Hong Kong. Brandi is a copywriter by day, who enjoys flying around the tiny island at night. Let’s hear about what it’s like flying a drone in Hong Kong from Brandi!

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