All FAQs

How much time is needed for setup?

We can be up and running in about 15 minutes. That gives us enough time for safety checks and for other preflight considerations. This is one of the biggest advantages of our kind of equipment over traditional aerial photography methods. Continue Reading

Can anyone fly these types of UAV crafts?

Yes and no. It takes quite a long time to learn how to pilot the vehicles safely and in varying conditions. Don’t expect to go to a store, hand over many thousands of dollars, buy a rig and begin to take production-quality images in short order. It’s not as simple as that, and this is… Continue Reading

What format do you output to?

Video:  From full HD – 1920 x 1080 down to standard definition (720 x 480 widescreen).  Real 4K video will be available in the future. Stills:   12MP Wide: 4000×3000 pixels For file delivery, we can provide a Micro SDHC memory chip on site, or edit and stream for you as needed. Continue Reading

Does weather effect your ability to shoot?

Yes. The equipment is filled with sensitive electronics. If there is rain or snow, we cannot fly the craft. Winds over 12mph are  problematic, mostly for highly stable video, but also for flight. Weather is usually predictable, and we have mobile access to weather radar and other forecasting tools. We will usually know and plan… Continue Reading

Aerial Video Services throughout New England. The following areas are covered by SkyFlyVideo – providing low-altitude aerial videography and low-altitude aerial photography services using remote controlled drones as “flying camera platforms” in: Boston, Boston Metrowest, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, New England, Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket, Nashua, Worcester, Cambridge, North Shore,… Continue Reading