A curated list of resources for building, flying, and enjoying multirotor drones
Resources specifically taylored towards building knowledge, skills, and familiarity with drones and multirotors.
Blogs about drones and multirotors, or their use.
- Drone Supremacy
- The Drone Files
- Pupular Mechanics Drones
- sUAS News
- UAV Expert News
Books about drones and multirotors.
Businesses whose value is generated through the use of drones
Communities of fliers
Drones, drone kits, and reviews.
- Building Drones
- Buying Guides
- Reviews and comparisons
Events of interest for drone pilots
Flying drones can be difficult, find out more with these. (Please note that laws concerning flying drones is covered under Legal
Hardware for building, flying, and controlling drones
The legality of owning and operating drones and multirotors is important. Be informed!
- United Kingdom
- United States
- Drone Law Journal - an excellent blog reporting on drone law in the US
- Know Before You Fly - an educational site tailored to the needs of pilots of unmanned vehicle systems in the United States
- Federal Avaition Administration (FAA) Advisory Circular
- Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Drone Registration
- Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Summary of Small Unmanned Aircraft Rule (Part 107)
- Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Report An Accident
- Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Unmanned Aircraft Systems Information
- What You Should Know about Getting an FCC Licenses for Flying FPV
Flying isn't the only way to enjoy drones. Build one for yourself, and join in the maker movement!
- Airfield - The basics you should know before you build or buy a drone
- Instructables: How to Build a Multirotor
- JeffLikesDrones Thingiverse list
- Tested: How to Build a FPV Racing Quadcopter
Periodical publications for drone pilots.
Organizations which support drone flyers, and drone sports
- Academy of Model Aeronautics
- Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International
- Drone Racing League
Software and systems built to provide you with a true-to-life flying experience, virtually.
Software for flight control systems, drone control, flight logs, etc. (see Simulators for flight simulators)
- B4UFly - A smart phone app that maps drone flight restrictions
- DJI developer center
- Paparazzi UAV
Reddit is a huge online community, and is a great place to discuss drones
Where to purchase drones, multirotors, as well as parts and accessories.
- Amazon Drone Store
- Erle Robotics
- Horizon Hobby
- Seeed Studio
- UST Suppliers List
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