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Look Up With Skyview!

Apr 22nd, 2021

Written By | Tom Comet One of the lesser known “super powers” that our fleet of Heavy Lift drones is capable of is known as Skyview.  Just like the name implies, Skyview allows us to “look UP” with the camera… read more »

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The One-Shot FPV Drone Tour

Mar 15th, 2021

Written By | Tom Comet By now most of you will have probably seen the amazing FPV drone bowling alley tour created by the talented @jaybyrdfilms .  Around fifty people have kindly shared the link to this video with me,… read more »

LED Drone Lightships

Mar 10th, 2021

Written By | Tom Comet Most of the stuff that we do here at DroneBoy is niche work and some of it might even be considered a niche of a niche and we love that!  Our Heavy Lift High Power… read more »

Safe & Legal Drone OPs OVER The Public

Sep 21st, 2020

Written 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… read more »

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First Ever LEGAL FPV Drone Mission Over Niagara Falls

Aug 26th, 2020

Written 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… read more »

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The FPV Cinema Drone Revolution

Aug 10th, 2020

Written 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… 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

Written 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… read more »

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

Mar 3rd, 2020

Written 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… 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

Written 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… read more »

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

Feb 3rd, 2020

Written 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… read more »

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

Jan 15th, 2020

Written 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… 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 »