Although there has been quite a bit of controversy lately surrounding the use and safety of drones, they are one of the hottest gifts you can give these to your dad for Father’s Day. So what should you buy your dad that can’t get enough of unmanned aerial systems (UAS)? Glad you asked. Below, we’ve shared a few of the best drone gifts for Father’s Day. Doesn’t it feel good to buy your dad a cool gadget for Father’s Day?
1. DJI Inspire 1: This “complete ready-to-fly system” features carbon fiber arms which give fliers the strength to maneuver in the air. The UAS also transforms, moving out of the camera’s way with just a flick of a switch. Offering a full 360 degree unobstructed view, you’re free to capture shots independent of the direction you’re flying.
2. Automatic Mission Planning: The new 3d Robotics Iris + Helicopter, powered by 3DR’s world famous autopilot, is a robot that automatically flies itself where you command it to go while keeping a camera “dead steady with two-axis gimbal stabilization.” IRIS+ users can plan flights by simply drawing a flight plan on an Android tablet or phone with the free DroidPlanner app.
3. Jumping Sumo with FPV: The Parrot MiniDrone Jumping Sumo can jump over 2.5 feet high and always lands back on its wheels. It’s also equipped with a wide-angle camera that streams “immersive views” on the piloting screen.
4. Pebble Smartwatch for iPhone and Android: You can now control an aerial camera hands-free with the Pebble Smartwatch Using a device with built-in GPS and on-the-go technology and the DroidPlanner app, the new 3d Robotics Iris+ will follow the Pebble Smartwatch.
Rent a Drone Camera for Father’s Day
Don’t buy it until you try it. Rent a drone from Eye in the Sky Rentals or Outdoor Equipment Unlimited through Rent It Today. The DJI Phantom 2 camera is great for capturing aerial views with the ease of remote control usage. Discover the outdoors from a new perspective with dad this Father’s Day.