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  1. 5 Reasons Why Drone-Flying Is A Great Hobby

    With science and technology impacting every walk of people’s lives, hobbies have grown more adventurous and thrilling.  Sci-Fi movies have introduced a whole new world of flying objects that excite the younger generation like never before. Drone flying has made it all possible. Drones now play an important role in aerial photography projects, construction fields and other industries. Apart from being a technical tool, it has been one of the fastest growing recreational activities.

    It is thrilling. The drone flying experience is truly one of a kind and is exciting. The thrill of flying, plus the risk of crashing makes it all the more exciting, the controls that look complex, and the feeling of exploring from the skies is just amazing.

    It captures some really beautiful photographs. Photography has never been so mesmerizing and creative. Drones allow you to capture beautiful sceneries and dive deep into the difficult-to-reach areas. They have given a completely new perspective to photographers.

    It is portable. There are varieties of drones that are portable enough to carry around in a regular-sized bag. They come in foldable varieties making it convenient to carry during your travel on a commercial flight.

    It is an immersive experience. You forget all the clutter about work or anything else that bothers you when flying a drone. You get too much involved in the sport that you will disconnect from the real world for some time and you get the much-needed break from all worries. Drone flying is just the perfect escape when you need to stay away from worldly tensions.

    It is easy to operate. Not in the first place can you just get off with the place easily using your drone. But with practice, you’ll have fun exploring the skies easily.

    Drones look furious and taming those gadgets is truly a wonderful experience. Bump Products have a whole exciting collection of drones for you to try. We have been adding new drones so that customers like you can fly high and pursue your dream of reaching the skies. Browse our collection here.

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  2. 7 Things To Consider Before Flying Your First Drone

    Are you ready for your first flight?. Drones have made it possible for anyone to discover a whole new world of exploration and fun. While flying is a thrilling experience, here are some import tips to consider before taking to the sky.

    1. Start small

    Buying your first drone can be confusing, especially if you are a first-time flyer. It is wise to start small to gain confidence and improve your skills. If you get your first drone purchase wrong, it may dishearten you for further flights. It is better to invest less, limit the height and try a few flights to get familiar with the functions and controls of complex drones.

    Many drones allow you to start with ‘beginner mode’ function on the drone.

    1. Search for wide, open spaces

    Although that sounds obvious, it is important to have plenty of space to avoid collisions with obstacles. Fewer hurdles allow you to get more accustomed to the drone controls before taking a leap in tighter spaces.

    1. Read the manual thoroughly

    The excitement of taking your first drone flight can be very tempting and the last thing on your list would be to read the instruction manual. Drones are very complex and understanding its use and features is of utmost importance. Nobody wants to crash on their first flight, right?

    Special features such as ‘Return to home’ (RTH) are important as they help you in emergency landing. However, users must understand the specifications and conditions required prior to using the function.

    1. Learn to use the simulator and understand the drone app

    Drone apps are wonderful as they give you complete control over the drone and camera functions. They often also have a simulator that allows you practice flying your drone in. A simulator is a great tool to practice your flying skills.

    The app also lets you check the technical status of the drone before attempting a flight. You get to know the compass calibration status, battery data, gimbal status, camera status and other critical information related to the functionality of the drone.

    1. Inspect the drone

    This step is just to make sure that the drone is in good physical state. Before every flight inspect your drone for any visible imperfections like cracks and damaged rotors etc..

    1. Respect the weather

    Drones hate rain. They also dislikes heavy winds and will have a difficult time flying. If you wish to keep your drone sensitive electronics & sensors working in good conditions, it’s important to monitor the weather and fly responsibly.

    1. Keep your firmware updated to the latest version

    Having the latest firmware helps in getting a smooth flight as you might automatically fix certain issues. With this, you will get to know the latest legal limitations and ‘no-fly zones’ and be sure you do not violate the local laws.

    Drone flights are enjoyable and provide amazing fun-filled experiences. With a little preparation, you will be soaring the skies in no time. Visit Bump Products and take you drone flying experience to the next level with bump drones and have more fun flying with our intuitive control and easy to fly drones!

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