What is a drone?
A drone is simply an unmanned aircraft. Its origins can be traced to the military. The first reusable radio-controlled aircraft in the Thirties, built for target practice by the Royal Marines, is often considered the earliest incarnation of the models used worldwide today.
Today drones are no longer only operated by the military, with smaller versions used for all sorts of purposes by companies and individuals. For example, Amazon and Google say they are developing drones that deliver parcels. Facebook wants to fly giant drones that can carry internet signal to remote areas. Drones are also being used to film documentaries and news reports in dangerous or inaccessible areas.
- Aerial and property survey – surveyors can take advantage of drones to survey and have an aerial view of landed properties.
- Large scale farmer as well can use drones to monitor and survey their farm lands with ease. Counting the number of livestock
- Commercial and motion picture film-making covering sports events, shooting Nollywood movies.
- Journalists and Media houses can acquire drones for news gathering, cover elections, protest and mass demonstration. Capture live events in unfavorable terrains
- Drone can be deployed by security agencies to monitor elections, search and rescue operations, inspecting power lines and pipelines.
Can anyone fly a drone?
Yes of course, anyone can fly a drone. Drones are increasingly sophisticated, ever cheaper and available to ordinary enthusiasts.
How much do drones cost?
Small drones that can fly around in your bedroom can be bought for less than N10,000. Prices then range up to N500,000 if you want TV quality pictures.
Where can I buy drones?
You can buy your drone from us. Simply contact us, so we can discuss and advise you on what type drone is best for your business or idea.