Best American Made Drones that Can Match DJI’s Price and Functionality

Best American Made Drones that Can Match DJI’s Price and Functionality

Our caller for today, Gordon is looking for some feasible alternatives to DJI. The US-China trade war and data security concerns have given a fillip to American drone manufacturers, who have, till now been unable to compete with the Chinese…

What is the Best and Most Efficient Workflow for Drone Search And Rescue?

What is the Best and Most Efficient Workflow for Drone Search And Rescue?

Our caller for today, Karl conducted a drone search and rescue to locate a missing dog. However, unfortunately, it seems that his mission was not really successful. So, on today’s show, we reveal the best and most efficient workflow for…

How Do I Acquire Data If I am Flying My Drone Near a Radio Tower?

How Do I Acquire Data If I am Flying My Drone Near a Radio Tower?

Our caller for today, Greg is unable to fly his Mavic 2 Pro in autonomous flight mode since there is a radio tower in the vicinity. Can Greg still conclude his mapping mission if he is flying in such an…

Can I Sell Footage that I Shot As a Hobby Pilot Now That I Have My Part 107 License?

Can I Sell Footage that I Shot As a Hobby Pilot Now That I Have My Part 107 License?

Keith has been a hobby pilot for the past five years and has a ton of footage that he can now sell commercially. But, is he legally allowed by the FAA to sell footage that he shot prior to getting…

How Can I Fly The Same Shot on Multiple Days?

How Can I Fly The Same Shot on Multiple Days?

Our caller for today, Ryan from Indiana is a landscape photographer who has come up with a great question about flying the same shot on multiple days or seasons. Is it possible to get your drone to fly the same…

Marketing Tips for Beating the Competition and Standing Out in a Crowded Space

Marketing Tips for Beating the Competition and Standing Out in a Crowded Space

Our caller for today, Ian is all of 16, and he just got his Part 107 license. Like most drone pilots, Ian wishes to start off with real estate before moving on to more complicated (and lucrative) jobs. But, he…

Mapping Software's and Acquisition Strategies for Creating Beautiful, Likelike Drone Models

Mapping Software’s and Acquisition Strategies for Creating Beautiful, Likelike Drone Models

Our caller for today, Bob has come up with a great follow-up question today. Bob listened to our previous show, “Which Pix4D Version Should I Use for Mapping a Roof?” And he has some in-depth questions about mapping software and…

Which is the Best Free Drone Mapping Software to Practice On?

Which is the Best Free Drone Mapping Software to Practice On?

Our caller, Ken from NJ wants to get into drone mapping. And while he wants to improve his mapping skills, understandably, he does not want to spend hundreds of dollars after mapping software right now. So, are there any free…

I Am a New Part 107 Pilot. Was it a Mistake to Buy The Mavic Air 2?

I Am a New Part 107 Pilot. Was it a Mistake to Buy The Mavic Air 2?

Our caller for today, John is a new drone pilot who has recently invested in the DJI Mavic Mini 2. John is facing buyer’s remorse as he feels that he should have gone for a more powerful, sophisticated drone instead.…

Which is the Best Software for Generating Accurate Drone Maps and Avoiding Legal Liabilities?

Which is the Best Software for Generating Accurate Drone Maps and Avoiding Legal Liabilities?

Our caller for Trav is from Australia and has a question about drone mapping. And specifically, drone mapping software. Trav wants to know which processing software can produce the most accurate drone maps so that he avoid any legal liabilities.…