Drones have been the hot new thing for the past few years, and if you don’t already have one here are 10 reasons you should buy a drone today. Thanks to new technology, drone are becoming affordable for the average person to own. If you’re still on the fence on whether or not to buy a drone, don’t worry. We’ve got you covered with 10 reasons you should buy a drone this week.
Why Buy a Drone?
You Get to Take Cool Photos
Any photography enthusiast should get a drone. Normally, you’d need to spend tons of dough to get the photos you’ll get with a drone. Don’t worry about paying a helicopter pilot to fly you past the Statue of Liberty. Get world-class photos by flying your own drone past Lady Liberty for some stunning pics. You can even get close to natural wonders like Niagara Falls and the Grand Canyon with your drone.
You Get Access into New Places
Drones can go places the average human cannot go. Fly your drone into that cave that looks a little unsafe. Send your drone above the tree that you think is home to a hawk’s nest. Fly your drone over that lake to see if the Loch Ness monster is real. Just drone responsibly. Don’t use it to spy on your neighbors, do anything illegal or go to no-fly zones. Drone owners always fly with the safety and privacy of others in mind.
You Can Travel the World on Your Couch
Ever want to travel across the world? Don’t have enough money for that day off at the zoo or the park? Your drone can travel the world for you. Many drones can fly up to six kilometers away. This means you can send your drone all over the city when you don’t have the time or money to travel yourself. Check out the zoo, the park or other parts of your local neighborhood.
You Can Deliver Your Own Mail
You can impress your neighbors and friends by delivering small packages and mail without buying a stamp. Drones can often deliver small and light objects. Amazon is working on technology that will allow drones to deliver packages for the retailer. Get ahead of the game by starting your own mail service for your local friends and family.
You Can Learn a New Skill
Drones require a little skill to get started. You’ll need to learn how to fly a drone before you set flight for the far reaches of the world. Navigating a drone is similar to playing a video game or flying a helicopter. You’ll need to lessons to ensure you fly your remote control drone safely and according to the law. You can even teach others how to fly once you’ve gotten the hang of it.
You Can Earn Extra Cash
Real estate agents often pay people to take aerial photos of homes they want to sell. They often want to get an aerial scope of the property to see if there are any issues unseen to us peasants on the ground. They also use these photos to sell houses to prospective buyers. You can even sell your scenic photos to prospective buyers online.
You Can Be Your Own Scarecrow
Everyone who lives in the country has experienced a showdown with a raccoon, coyote or wild turkey at some point. Keep your yard free of unwanted animals by flying your drone around your property. It’s a humane way to scare away pests and keep your yard free of rogue animal poop. You can even spy on a bees nest or hornets nest to determine if it’s safe to remove on your own.
You Can Check Weather Conditions
Winter storms can often cause unsafe driving conditions you might not know about before getting on the road. Keep your family safe by sending your drone out first to do a little recon. Drone owners often use their drones to ensure the surrounding areas are safe before venturing out on their own.
You Can Spy on Your Kids
Are your kids at school, or are they at the beach? Find out if your kids are where they are supposed to be by sending your remote control drone out to check on them. You can even take photo or video of them to prove that they aren’t where they’re supposed to be.
You Get the Best Seat at the Fireworks or Concert or Game
Fireworks are fun for about five minutes before they become a pain in the butt. You often need to deal with crazy crowds or stand in long lines through security before getting into an event. Send your drone to the event instead. Your family can safely and comfortably watch from the couch.
Do you still need more reasons to buy a drone? We hope not. Drones are safe, fun and affordable. Now get out and buy one. While you’re at it, share this list with your friends.
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