Kelly Shores

Ready Set Drone is a Texas based web site and youtube channel for all things drone, quadcopter and FPV! Check us out on Youtube here: https://www.youtube.com/c/readysetdroneuav

Best Drone For Kids

Even though Christmas and the holiday season is past, kids still want to fly drones. And many parents end up making the mistake of buying too much drone for their kids right away. There is one simple rule you should follow when you are considering buying a drone for your kid: buy a drone you are willing to crash or lose. Beyond that, simplicity, safety and fun are the three main considerations. Ch...

Amazon Prime Air

If you follow the drone industry at all you know that Amazon, the online retailer, has been planning to use drones to deliver packages for some time now. But what most people don’t know is that this is already happening. In December of 2016, Amazon delivered their first package via Amazon Prime Air to a customer in rural England. Check out the behind-the-scenes look at that delivery and what...

The Drone Company That Doesn’t Make Drones

Most people who fly or are interested in drones know about the big players in the market like DJI, 3D Robotics and GoPro. But there are other companies that are working behind the scenes to provide the technology behind the drones we all love to fly. One such company is Ambarella, a company founded in 2004 that makes low power but high quality video processing electronics. Ever wonder what technol...

DJI Mavic Accessories

With the DJI Mavic Pro taking off in the market and finally shipping, it’s a good time to check out some of the accessories that DJI is offering for the drone. The drone itself is amazing right out of the box, but with these accessories there are many things you can do to improve your flying experience. Two of the coolest accessories on this list include a battery charging hub as well as pro...

The Growing Drone Economy Offers Investment Opportunities

Much like the gold rush of the mid 1800’s the drone rush is coming on strong and making an impact on how companies today are doing business. For the savvy investor, this means an opportunity to profit from this growing industry. From Lady Gaga using drones during the Super Bowl half time show to Intel Corporation making huge investments in drone intelligence, drones are becoming a part of ou...

Get The Most Out Of Your Mavic

The DJI Mavic is becoming one of the most popular drones to ever hit the market. It has amazing flight characteristics, is extremely portable and takes good quality video and pictures with its tiny camera and gimbal. The DJI Mavic is also easy enough to fly for beginner quadcopter pilots. When DJI released the Mavic last year, there were supply chain issues that caused shipments to be delayed and ...

Using Drones In Sports

Every sport you watch on television requires a huge team of production professionals to deliver the different camera angles, graphics and commentary that help make the viewing experience memorable. Today’s professional broadcasters are relying more and more on drones to help cover the sports and deliver amazing camera angles. This means more compelling and engaging footage for the viewer but...

Freedom Class Drone Racing

FPV drone racing is definitely going to be an exciting sport to behold as it grows, gains media coverage and becomes more popular. But something completely beyond it is Freedom Class drone racing, which involves much larger, heavier and more powerful drones that approach 100 miles per hour and weigh up to 130 kilograms. This is some insane stuff! “It was great to see the power train work flawlessl...

Launching and Catching Drones

Darpa, the research brand of the United States Pentagon, is testing ways to launch and catch fixed wing drones without the need for a runway. While quadcopters, hexacopter, etc. are great for hovering in place, to really travel long distances, a fixed wing drone is much better equipped. However, many places where these drones will be used on missions don’t have smooth ground to take off and ...

Intel Brought 300 Drones To The Super Bowl

In case you missed the amazing performance by Lady Gaga at the Super Bowl, you should definitely check it out on Youtube. And more interestingly, watch the 300 drones that Intel provided as a part of the program. Truly amazing! For more: http://www.pcworld.com/article/3166068/techology-business/intel-brought-300-drones-to-the-super-bowl.html

Is Apple Designing a Drone?

Rumors swirl around technology product announcements. And while there is no “hard” evidence that Apple is releasing a drone, the market is favorable and many people have speculated about what an Apple built drone might look like. Of course Apple would innovate in design and include some extra features that integrate well with the iPhone. Regardless if it’s true or not, this artic...

Beware of Expensive “Designer” Drones

While it is common for companies to take a product, tweak the design slightly, slap a new logo on it and sell it for double the original cost, we would not expect that in the case of drones. However, there are cases of an ordinary drone being “upgraded” and sold at a much higher price than someone who knows drones would expect to pay. Check out this article about how a high end fashion...

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