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Safe & Legal Drone OPs OVER The Public

Sep 21st, 2020

By Tom Comet Ever since I first got involved in drones nearly a decade ago operations directly over the public have not been allowed.  Even now, with the 2019 regulation rewrite we have only been able to get as close… read more »

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First Ever LEGAL FPV Drone Mission Over Niagara Falls

Aug 26th, 2020

By Tom Comet It is not every day that we get to say that we achieved a world’s first but this is definitely one of those times.  On August 18th, 2020 the DroneBoy Team flew the first ever 100% legal… read more »

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The FPV Cinema Drone Revolution

Aug 10th, 2020

By Tom Comet In the eight years that I have been working with drones for filming I have seen huge changes as the technology improves, becomes smaller, lighter, less expensive and all around easier to work with.  All of this… read more »

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Making Movies in the Himalayas Part #3 – The Logistics Of Moving A Mountain of Film Gear Up The Mountain

Apr 1st, 2020

By Tom Comet In my two previous BLOG posts about our recent drone filming adventures in Nepal I discussed Flying Drones at High Altitude and The Logistics of Air Travel With Drones & Camera Gear.  In this final post in… read more »

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Drones and Flying Cameras In Film & TV – Past, Present & Future

Mar 3rd, 2020

By Tom Comet Looking back over the past few years I see a dramatic increase in the quantity of high end film and TV work that me and my DroneBoy Team get asked to participate in.  This is great news… read more »

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Making Movies in the Himalayas Part #2 – The Logistics of Air Travel With Drones & Film Equipment

Feb 20th, 2020

By Tom Comet During our recent expedition flying and filming with drones in Nepal our Team was challenged on a lot of different levels.  I discussed the physics of flying at extremely high altitude in a previous BLOG post.  In… read more »

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Mission Report – Flying & Filming With Drones in Canada’s Beautiful Torngat Mountains

Feb 3rd, 2020

By Tom Comet Last summer the DroneBoy Team had an amazing opportunity to fly and film in Canada’s Torngat Mountains in northern Newfoundland & Labrador.  In this BLOG post I will provide some insight into this incredible and rarely visited… read more »

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Making Movies in the Himalayas Part #1 – Flying Large Camera Drones at High Altitude

Jan 15th, 2020

By Tom Comet DroneBoy recently had the fantastic opportunity to be part of a large-scale documentary project where we provided all the aerial cinematography, Ops Team, equipment and drone services for a very high altitude, big-screen film project shooting in… read more »

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The FreeFly ALTA X Ultra Heavy Lift Drone is Here!

Nov 10th, 2019

DroneBoy is very excited to announce that we have added the all new Freefly ALTA X to our Ultra Heavy Lift (UHL) Drone fleet. This unique and extremely capable machine enables us to fly up to 35lbs payloads at speeds… read more »

DroneBoy Tech Log – Freefly Systems & Redrock Gear

Apr 23rd, 2019

Written By |  Matt Joniec It’s no secret that in recent years DroneBoy’s service offering has expanded a great deal. We no longer offer just aerial cinematography and industrial drone services, but now a whole suite of start-to-finish production services as… read more »

The Freefly ALTA8 / MoVI PRO is Here

Oct 16th, 2018

Written by | Tom Comet In our never-ending pursuit to be the very best drone based aerial cinematography provider that we can be DroneBoy is constantly investing in both the equipment and training sides of what we do.  My team have… read more »

Flying Drones at the Airport

Apr 16th, 2018

Written by | Tom Comet We get this call all the time – “I need to do a drone project and I want to use you guys but we are two miles from the airport so we are going to have… read more »