We are being made increasingly aware of the threats posed to passenger aircraft by drones; a week ago, the UK government announced plans to introduce drone registration and safety awareness courses for pilots. A month ago, a drone flying close to the runway caused a runway closure and diverted five flights at London Gatwick Airport.
When Gary – an independent filmmaker and part-time astronomer – told us he’d hired a drone in order to make a short film about a “home invasion with a twist”, we couldn’t help but ask a few questions… Hi Gary. Tell us a little about yourself and what you’re up to at the moment… I’m
Besides delivery, area mapping, conservation and policing, there are a few particularly inventive drone uses which deserve a little more celebration.
Whether you’re a parent organising a birthday, a photographer looking for a different angle, a teacher hiring school play props, a DJ on the London scene or a cyclist taking on a new challenge, we want to hear your Fat Lama experience!
Working out which drone suits your needs can be challenging. Consumer drones are still relatively new, so most of us aren’t experienced buyers, and it can be difficult working out which drone has what you are looking for.