Practice makes perfect – and inexpensive practice can prove quite valuable when investing in new technology that could cost thousands of dollars.
That’s why Jason Mainella, founder of Teeny Drones, has been advocating farmers and others who want to make a serious investment in drone technology may want to start a little … smaller.
“The drone we are promoting currently is to raise awareness of [its capabilities],” he says “This mini-drone itself will help people learn how to fly and control it without spending thousands of dollars. The biggest issue I have seen is users spending a lot of money on drones with the promise of what they can achieve – but on the first couple of flights, they damage it or lose it completely.”
Mainella’s “Teeny Drones” operate and maneuver much like their larger quadcopter counterparts, but weighing in at 13.7 grams and costing around $40, the stakes are much lower. Farmers can work on flying skills inside or outside – the drones can perform in relatively high winds and reach altitudes of 80 feet.
“Farmers can rest assured that this affordable and durable toy drone is now available that realistically represents what it is like to fly a bigger model,” he says.
For more information, visit www.teenydrones.com. For an industry leading look at drones, including ideas for use on the farm, safety and legal best practices, and much more, visit www.FarmWithDrones.com.