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February 2018

Duck! It’s a drone!

The use of drones in the wildlife field has soared over the last five years, from tracking polar bear activity in the Arctic to fighting rhino poaching in South Africa. One of the most popular uses has been to count populations in…

WLToys V383 Drone Test Flight Review

This very large quadcopter includes variable pitch rotor blades! This gives it an ability for quick negative thrust on its blades if desired, which means this big boy can also fly upside down in inverted flight. Includes full 3D manual…

WLToys F959 Powered Glider Thermal Flying

This is a great beginners plane for those considering entering the RC hobby. Some more gliding fun with my F959, this time trying to catch thermals in the desert. But I do recommend a little simulator time before your first flight. Find it…

Students Create A Drone To Study Whales

The Daily Camera CU News reports that student researchers at the University of Colorado are planning to add the study of sperm whale communication patterns to the fast-growing list of tasks that can be aided by drone technology. And they —…