Monday, October 13, 2014

Drone Community - DIY Drones - Drone Zone

Welcome to the largest community for amateur Unmanned Aerial Vehicles! Use the tabs and drop-down menus above to navigate the site.

1st and 2nd place winners will win a drone. You let the public be the judge!
You must be a member of the Drone Zone to compete! Join Here!
All members can vote by "I hearting" the photos and videos within each category they like!
Find Your Category, join, then go to the "Contest Videos/Photos" of that category and post your video. Title it "MY CONTEST SUBMISSION", then share by email and other social media to get votes!

All entries must be in compliance with the Rules listed herein in the Drone Prize Official Rules, Terms, and Conditions and in accordance with all applicable local, state, and federal law for the contestant and their submission. It is the responsibility of the contestants to understand the laws and regulations particular to their operation for the entry into the contest. Drone Prize is not responsible for the actions of the contestant if such actions, knowledge, and activity violates a local, state, or federal law or regulation. Drone Prize does not give out legal advice regarding the operation of a contestant in the submission process. Contestants and participants should consult their own legal advisors in regards to their operations. Drone Prize is not responsible for any accidents, mishaps, loss of life, limb, or property  that may occur in the course of a contestant or participant engaging in an activity to submit an entry.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Current Drone Law - Drone Zone
To most people, the word drone connotes a weapon of war. In part because every article you read and every television story you inevitably display this photo of a military drone. While the word drone finds its roots in the military, (where they were originally used for target practice), in reality a drone is any of a number of types of unmanned flying craft— some used in warfare, others used for pleasure or profit. For the purposes of this website, the word drone refers to the remote-controlled model aircraft variety, (“RCMA”), and nothing else.

MosaicMill releases EnsoMOSAIC Cropdrone UAS for agriculture mapping!

MosaicMill Ltd., developer of EnsoMOSAIC aerial survey tools, has released integrated UAS for precision agriculture. The system includes a quadcopter by Videodrone, calibrated NDVI camera and EnsoMOSAIC UAV orthomosaicking software. Videodrone is fully autonomous with Google Earth based flight planning.