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14 Different VTOL (Vertical Take-Off and Landing) Hybrid Drones Available For Sale Today.

VTOL hybrid remotely piloted air systems (RPAS) have become increasingly popular over the past few years. For the past decade or so the majority of aerial platforms (drones) have been the ubiquitous quadcopters such as the DJI Phantom and Mavic series, Yuneec hexacopters and other similar setups.  Quadcopters are great in that they can takeoff ... Read more

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Drone Rental Programs (USA, Canada and the UK)

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11 Places to Rent Drones (UAVS/RPAS) in the USA, Canada and UK.  One of the questions we often get through our blog and classifieds platform is “where can I rent a drone” or “what does it cost to rent drones?”. We’ve compiled a list of 10 different places you can rent drones and have included ... Read more

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Drones in Cold Weather: 11 Tips for Flying UAVs in Freezing Temperatures.

Flying Drones in Cold Weather

In many areas winter offers up stunning vistas for photographers. This is especially true for drone aerial photography! But flying in cold weather does come with some increased risks to both the drone and pilot.  Over the years we’ve experienced many of these first hand (remember, DroneTrader.com was started by commercial UAV pilots and drone ... Read more

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4 Drone Tethering Systems Worth Checking Out

Over the past few years there has been an uptick in UAV power tether systems coming to market. The concept is great: simply plug your drone into a ground based power pack with an extension cable that attaches to the drone and your UAV should be able to fly indefinitely.  Folks that are flying at ... Read more

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16 Incredible Uses for Drones You’ve Probably Never Thought Of…

[DroneTrader.com was started by professional UAV operators and drone shop owners that have been involved in the unmanned aerial vehicle business for close to a decade. Over the past few years we’ve come across some incredible folks in this industry. We wanted to share some of these stories with you in the hopes that they ... Read more

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Here are 14 Drone Insurance Providers for USA and Canada:

Drone Crash requiring drone insurance. UAV insurance after a crash.

When flying a drone recreationally in both the USA and Canada it is recommended to have liability insurance in place when flying. Should your UAV (or RPAS as they are sometimes called) fall out of the sky and cause damage to people or property, you will want to ensure you are properly covered for both ... Read more

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Skylum AirMagic Drone Photo Enhancing Software: A Comprehensive Review

When we came across the AirMagic software a few weeks ago we were pretty skeptical. Most of these types of software are pretty basic in functionality and typically have lackluster results. Well, we were wrong this time! After using the software for the past few days we have been very impressed with the quality of ... Read more

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16 Cool Drone Apps and Software You Should Know About

Drone Apps and Software

Over the past decade drones have rapidly gone from ultra-niche to mainstream, and the technology shows no signs of slowing down. With the rise in popularity has come an increase in attention from software developers looking to add functionality to existing UAV platforms and ultimately sell apps and drone software to end users. We have ... Read more

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Are “Featured Ads” on DroneTrader Worth It?

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To sell a used drone on DroneTrader.com is completely free. Simply go to “Post Ad“, fill out the details, add a few photos and click “Create Ad”. After you post your ad we do however offer a few options for customers to “upgrade” their ad. One of these options is a “Homepage Featured Ad”. What ... Read more

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Where to Buy and Sell Broken Drones

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Although drones are becoming safer all the time crashes are almost inevitable, especially for first time flyers. The obstacle avoidance technology is getting better and better, however experienced users are still crashing as they often turn off the obstacle avoidance sensors to increase the agility and speed of their UAV or RPAS (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle ... Read more

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