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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 […]


THE MILLENNIUM FALCON DRONE

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…


PIN HOLE SELFIE CAMERA

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.


QUADCOPTER DRONES BUILD ROPE BRIDGES

Quadcopter Drones Build Rope Bridges

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2015/09/21/quadcopter-drones-build-rope-bridges-without-human-help_n_8169158.html Spike Milligan once wrote:- String is a very important thing. Rope is thicker, but string is quicker. So to call this rope, might be a little bit of an over statement. Swiss, Suspend, Stretch and Stitch String […]


PADDLE BOARDER OFF TWO WHALES

Paddle Boarder Off Two Whales

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2015/09/28/drone-captures-paddle-boarding-with-whales-in-stunning-4k-video_n_8206816.html I’m not sure how I would react if I was on a paddle board and these two amazing mammals came to say hello. What you can capture with a drone can be breath taking.


GREAT SCOTT! A FLYING DELORIAN

Great Scott! A Flying Delorian?

October 21 2015 is now in the past, but we saw it in the future back in 1985. Yes, I’m a big fan of BTTF so anything that has a model Delorian and a drone has to be […]


DRONE RACING!

Drone Racing!

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2015/10/19/london-hosts-its-first-indoor-first-person-view-drone-racing-tournament-_n_8329566.html Err, not for us thank you. However, if you want to see some skillful flying and spectacular crashes, then look no further.