Drones have become a lot more than just novelty toys. Sure, they’re incredibly fun to pilot and serve as basic entertainment, but they can also work brilliantly for professional and artistic purposes — including house inspections and construction projects, aerial videos and photos for realtors, amateur and serious filmmaking and much, much more.
Modern drones fit into several categories depending on their intended use. Small, less expensive models are geared toward children and beginners, allowing them to develop their piloting skills. Larger models equipped with cameras can be used for anything from aerial photography (amateur and professional) to home or work site inspections (construction work, realtors, and others), while some other, speedier models are designed for racing for fun and sport.
Though there are many models designed for different purposes, the most common drones are those that…