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The DJI Spark

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KwfD6Ybb5SU   Watch Casey Neistat demonstrate this tiny machine…   I have used one of these little pups and SJI claim you can fly it without a controller using just hand signals.  Not quite perfected yet and there […]


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Movie Update: The Pugilist

My Friends at Jack In The Box Films are soon to release this great movie. It has been screened at the 71st Edinburgh International Film Festival and was nominated for ‘Best British Feature Film’ and ‘Best Performance in a British […]


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Bembridge Harbour Entrance at low water

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rq7WxG4vWjQ&t=9s   I love boats and just love being on the water so Tides are an important to me and its nice to know what is exactly underneath as the water rapidly disappears from beneath you. Bembridge Harbour […]


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Royal Navy Clearance Divers Memorial Garden

The Royal Navy Clearance Divers are based on Hornsey Island.  Here they have built a small garden together with the Fareham College to remember their fellow divers that are no longer with us. Follow this link for the short […]


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Bramble Bank Charity Tug of War

At certain times of the year during spring tides a little island pops up in the middle of the Solent. Here you will find the odd charity tug of war, cricket match and sometimes a stricken car transporter […]


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The Solent Wheel, Southsea.

We were lucky with the weather and permission to capture the new Solent Wheel at Southsea’s Clarence Pier before it was open to the public. The views over Portsmouth and the Isle of White from the top are […]


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Pandorica. A movie by Tom Paton

  https://www.youtube.com/embed/UBE_8PCPZvc Back in September 2015 VolaDrone were on location in the Lake District to provide Aerial footage for the film Pandorica; directed by Tom Paton. It was one of the wettest weekends I have witnessed which made […]


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The Millennium Falcon Drone

http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/31191804 I doubt this will make the Kessel run in under 12 parsecs but you have to admire the creativity of some people. I think this fan is flying Solo…


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Pin Hole Selfie Camera

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-31173843 I think this technology is a little behind the times, but it is a little it of fun seeing metal rods stick out of your head. This may not be aerial but it is photography.


3D MAPPING OF CHRIST THE REDEEMER STATUE

3D Mapping of Christ The Redeemer Statue

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-31649603 Using a drone to capture thousands of images and data points some clever people and the University of Rio de Janeiro are able to faithfully copy this giant of a deity. This is another cool use of […]


BBC FLIES DRONE THROUGH CROSSRAIL TUNNELS

BBC Flies Drone Through Crossrail Tunnels

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-31820033 I love construction and sub level even better. This lucky chap got to fly for the BBC and provide some amazing images.


RADAR DEVELOPED TO DETECT DRONES

Radar Developed to Detect Drones

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-32572545 Airspace is getting busier and non more than the unregulated airspace of up to 400ft. Sadly there are those that fly too close to major airports not realising the consequences if a drone hits a passenger aircraft.