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Publisher's Summary

Drones: Mastering Flight Techniques is a complete guide to flying your drone. Created as a standalone book, it is also the natural follow-up to the first book in the series, Drones: The Professional Drone Pilot's Manual, and was designed to support and guide you as you build on your piloting experience.

With Drones: Mastering Flight Techniques, you will learn how to grow your confidence with proven and practiced flight techniques that also add to and enhance your current skill set. Within the book you will learn many flight and filming techniques, some industry specific but many that can be applied to multiple situations.

There are step by step methods for the following:

  • Numerous "reveal" shot techniques
  • General drone filming and photography methods
  • How to film moving targets with examples
  • Tried and tested methods for creating professional surveys, map making, and 3D models - along with examples
  • Racing drone flight techniques

As well as a multitude of flight techniques, there are also sections dedicated to good airmanship, airworthiness, what to do in the event of a crash, and weather conditions. The book also contains actual worked examples and finishes with some additional tips and FAQs.

As UAV/drone pilots, it is important that we fly safely at all times, this book was written with the hopes of not only increasing your skill as a drone pilot, but also to ensure that you get the most out of your drone. Have fun and fly responsibly.

Brian Halliday is a lifelong aircraft enthusiast and has been operating drones as a commercial UAV pilot for five years, maintaining, modifying, and flying a wide range of UAVs. His main works include mapping natural areas and nature reserves in the name of conservation and maintenance and contributing to wildlife informational productions and projects.

©2017 Brian Halliday (P)2017 Brian Halliday

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WORTH EVERY STAR!!!

I am very impressed with the Aeronautic theory and explanation, the examples are very clear and thorough. I have a hard time putting it down.

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Provides a full step-by-step overview of how to build a drone. It doesn't assume prior knowledge, which makes it really easy to get started.

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Well balanced

As well as a multitude of flight techniques, there are also sections dedicated to good airmanship, airworthiness, what to do in the event of a crash, and weather conditions. The book also contains actual worked examples and finishes with some additional tips and FAQs

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Research and Knowledge.

Great Book! It's worth the read. Lots of information. One of the most comprehensive Drone Book I've read. Keeping for Reference, Research and Knowledge.

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Could not stop listening

As UAV/drone pilots, it is important that we fly safely at all times, this book was written with the hopes of not only increasing your skill as a drone pilot, but also to ensure that you get the most out of your drone. Have fun and fly responsibly.

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Thank you for the guide!

The book even tells how to customize consumer drones. It is so interesting that even if you don’t plan to build a drone I would recommend it! Definitely a five star book! - Brian Halliday

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Wonderful guide

From this book, you get basic good information to start with your drone activity, so i recomend it to any beginner

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I was very curious when I purchased this wonderful book. I really love this book and recommend to everyone.

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Good five star

to be honest...............I liked the audible version than the print version. Had a great time.

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Useful tools

With Drones: Mastering Flight Techniques, you will learn how to grow your confidence with proven and practiced flight techniques that also add to and enhance your current skill set. I can listen to this in one sitting and definitely will listen to it again. Waiting for book 2.