The ability to fly is something that still astounds humankind. Children find themselves fascinated by planes, birds, and superheroes that can leave the ground and soar miles above. This fascination doesn’t always go away in adulthood as many people dream of being able to leave the ground themselves, if only for a short flight. Some are content with commercial flights in helicopters and planes. Others go to extremes of wing-suits …Read more
DIY Drone Kits
These days pilots are using camera drones to shoot photography with extraordinary clarity and quality.
Aerial footage can be stunningly beautiful, but only if the pilot is skilled and has the right equipment.
Usually, a fully tested ready-to-fly UAV for taking pictures costs $1,000 or more. The best camera drones are often the most expensive and cheaper models often can’t measure up to their performance
That said, …Read more
Getting Inside A Solar Powered Aircraft
Solar powered aircraft have been around for decades, but for the general public, it’s news to them.
Solar airplanes do not function the way normal planes do, and a ride in one would be quite different as well.
First, the flight couldn’t start at night. It would have to begin in the morning on a day with little cloud coverage. Once the onboard solar …Read more
Some pilots are taking aircraft in the skies that they have built and designed themselves. Here is a list of 4 DIY aircraft that have been built by some great pilots and shows that how dedication and hard work can lead you to put efforts for making your aircraft.
Chris Christiansen is somewhat of a prodigy builder. This aeronautic genius designed and built his plane …Read more
Building A Drone
Good drones don’t come cheap, so some pilots are willing to take on the challenge of building their own. They can buy their parts and assemble them into a fully-functional unmanned aerial vehicle. Standard camera drones can be made with all new parts at home for around $300. Some parts can be purchased used for additional savings.
Before beginning research, before a single item is bought, the …Read more
Light Sports Aircraft
Many people are shocked when they read about DIY drone kits, airplanes, and other amateur-made light sports aircraft. Not only are these light sport aircraft models able to be manufactured legally, but they can also be flown too.
The Federal Aviation Authority has no problem with anyone building their aircraft as long as they follow the rules. Here’re some of the basic regulations:Read more
Van’s Aircraft has been supplying the public with build-your-own-plane kits for over forty years. The aircraft they produce are well-known for being made from high-quality materials but sold at an affordable price.For experts and first-timers alike, Van’s Rv-12 proves to be one of the best DIY aircraft kits on the market.
This design was made to fall into the realm of light sports aircraft, which significantly lowers the …Read more
Light Sport Aircraft
Traditionally pilots have always bought their aircraft from a reputable retailer, but these days pilots are putting their trust in a different set of hands: their own.Tired of paying too much for planes that aren’t made exactly to their liking, they are building their own and getting a sports pilot certificate. This way they save money, get precisely what they want and can take pride in knowing …Read more
The entire world is promoting the use of greener energy. Global aviation industries are investing in the development of solar powered aircraft. Over time, the use of renewable to fly planes and other aircraft could save time and preserve the environment.
Solar Impulse 2
The Solar Impulse 2 is a Swiss built solar-powered plane that has taken off from the United Arab Emirates on a quest to circle the …Read more
Building Drones At Home
Unmanned aerial vehicles can be lots of fun to pilot and are a trending pass time in the United States. New legislation has made it even easier for people to operate camera drones that take exceptional aerial video both for fun and professional endeavors.
Individuals who fly drones today tend to favor multirotor aircraft over helicopter and fixed wing aircraft because the multirotor UAVs produce a …Read more