When I started in the film industry over 15 years ago, I was taught this phrase, “If you take care of your gear, it’ll take care of you.” How true! Those of you who are in the film industry should know by now, always… always… always take care of your gear. Well in the aerial […]

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What is a multi rotor Safety Officer? What do they do? These are the questions I’m answering in my series “The Multi Rotor Safety Officer.” You can read part 1 if you need to catch up, or just jump in! Today’s post is about… Assessing the Location Upon arrival at a new location, a good […]

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“What is a Safety Officer?” I hear that question a lot. No, I’m not on security at your local mall. My job is way cooler (sorry, mall cops). As a multi rotor Safety Officer, I’m charged with maintaining safe multi rotor operations. But what does that consist of? More than most people expect. You can […]

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We get questions frequently asking what multi-rotor gear do we use and fly. Here in this video I touch briefly on our heavy lifters and ground station hexacopter, but explain mostly about our quad FPV racer. So what is an FPV racer? FPV stands for First Person View. So a FPV racer is a small […]

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We’ve been working around the clock, non-stop shooting aerials for many clients over the last few months. It’s been exhausting at times, but still an awesome ride! Some of our more exciting clients have been MSI Productions with RedBull Dreamline. Yes, it’s cool enough watching world professional BMX bikers rip down a mountain and blasted […]

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If you’re a gimbal operator like us, then you’re fully aware of the frustrations that come with brushless motor gimbals. DJI was able to provide us a sneak preview of their new gimbal, that supposedly will fix all of our frustrations. So what’s the main difference between this gimbal and all others? The big difference […]

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We are proud to announce that we have produced and released the world’s first Multi Rotor Tutorial Series for Filmmakers. We’ve been noticing over the last few years, that multi rotors (or drones) are becoming really popular, especially in the film industry. The market is exploding with quadcopters, hexacopters and octocopters. Millions of dollars are […]

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With the multi rotor loaded up, we set out for ADRL (American Drag Racing League) in Rockingham, NC at the speedway drag way. Dragsters from all over the world got together in September 2013 to win some series cash money. The weather was perfect. Blue sky, 0 mph winds and 75 degrees! Perfect environment for […]

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Motocross racing from the air… filming aerials of this kind of action is so much fun! We went to Lakeside MX, (Taylors, SC) and were able to film the dirt bike riders practicing their racing and jumping skills. The guys over at Lakeside MX were cool! If any of you need an awesome track to […]

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The other day we installed the new vibration dampening kit for the S800. This kit basically isolates the S800’s body from the H-frame and IMU (inertial measuring unit). Most all S800s were having flying issues, mainly because the IMU was first installed inside the S800 body, therefore making it very vulnerable to vibrations created from […]

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