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Drones for Dummies (Paperback) (Mark Lafay)

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The fast and easy way to pick out, set up, and learn to fly your drone

Ready to soar into the world of unmanned aircraft? Drones For Dummies introduces you to the fascinating world of UAVs. Written in plain English and brimming with friendly instruction,Drones For Dummies provides you with the information you need to find and purchase the right drone for your needs, examples of ways to use a drone, and even drone etiquette and the laws and regulations governing consumer drone usage. Plus, you'll discover the basics of flight, including how to use a drone to capture photos and video.

Originally designed to assist in military and special operations applications, the use of drones has expanded into the public service sector and the consumer market for people looking to have a good time flying an aircraft remotely.Drones For Dummies covers everything you need to know to have fun with your UAV, and is packed with cool ways to expand your drone's use beyond simply flying.

  • Pick the perfect drone to suit your needs
  • Properly set up and fly a drone
  • Use a drone to capture images and footage with a camera
  • Tips for maintaining your drone

If you're interested in the exciting new technology of unmanned aircraft vehicles,Drones For Dummies helps you take flight.

Ready to fly into the world of unmanned aircraft? Drones For Dummies is an introductory look into the world of UAVs. The book gives readers information for finding and purchasing the right drone to suit their needs, examples on ways to use the drone including drone etiquette. Users learn the basics of flight, including coverage of the laws governing consumer drone usage and suggestions and examples of ways to use drones to capture photos and video. Drones For Dummies provides readers with the information and skills they need to discover cool ways to expand their drone?s use beyond simply flying ? all in the easy-to-understand, casual, fun, and informative style found in all For Dummies books.

Content includes:

What are Drones?
How are Drones Used?
Picking the Drone That?s Right for Me
Setting Up Your Drone
Safety with Drones
Disaster Preparation
Flight Basics
Where to Fly
Controlling Your Drone
Getting Airborne
The Strong Arm of the Law
The Basics of Photography and Videography
Selecting a Camera
Capturing Images and Footage
Ten Tips For Maintaining Your Drone
Ten Things You Shouldn?t Do With Your Drone
Ten Businesses That Benefit from Aerial Photography

Number of Pages: 272
Genre: Computers + Internet
Series Title: For Dummies
Format: Paperback
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Author: Mark Lafay
Language: English
Street Date: July 7, 2015
TCIN: 17149222
UPC: 9781119049784
Item Number (DPCI): 247-01-9741
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