About the Author

Haye Kesteloo

Haye Kesteloo is the Editor in Chief and Main Writer at DroneDJ, where he covers all drone-related news and writes product reviews. He also contributes to the other sites in the 9to5Mac group such as; 9to5Mac, 9to5Google, 9to5Toys, and Electrek.

Haye can be reached at haye@dronedj.com or @hayekesteloo


Haye Kesteloo's favorite gear

DJI Mavic 2 Pro/Zoom

The best allround and foldable drone money can buy.

DJI Mavic Mini

The latest foldable DJI drone that weighs less than 250 grams! No FAA registration needed.

DJI Mavic Pro

The best allround drone money can buy until the Mavic 2 came along.

[Update: Florida man too] When you run out of toilet paper during the coronavirus lockdown…

When you run out of toilet paper during the Coronavirus lockdown...

What do you do when you run out of toilet paper during the coronavirus lockdown? Well, you contact your buddy and have it delivered to you by drone. Or at least that’s what this guy did in San Francisco. Check it out.

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My last article covering the drone industry for DroneDJ

In 2017, Seth Weintraub and I set out to create DroneDJ.com, a news and rumor site that would cover the fast-growing drone industry. Now, about two and a half years and more than 2,500 articles later, DroneDJ has grown into the largest drone site in the US by a wide margin.

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Top 10 reasons why the DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 remains a favorite for many drone pilots

The iconic quadcopter from DJI, that needs no re-re-introduction, has remained a favorite of many drone pilots even though the competition is heating up. Here are our top ten reasons why the DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 (DJIAmazon) is the one and only drone that can do it all and should be at the top of your list as well.

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Ex-Boeing executive to spearhead Amazon Prime Air delivery by drone service

Ex-Boeing executive David Carbon will spearhead the Amazon Prime Air delivery by drone service. In 2013, Jeff Bezos famously announced that deliveries by drone would be a common sight in a matter of four to five years, and that hasn’t exactly panned out yet. But the online retailer is still focused on making parcel deliveries by drone a reality.

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DJI and Rosenbauer announce global partnership to advance Emergency Service Response

DJI and Rosenbauer announce global partnership to advance the digitalization of Emergency Service Response. Aerial perspective and mobile operation management system combine to inform deployment, give increased situational awareness, and save critical time.

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Drone rescue operation: two DJI Phantom 4s get stuck in 140-foot-high trees

This is a story of how two  Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 drones (DJIAmazon) ended up in two 140-foot-high white oak trees. And how they were safely retrieved during our drone rescue operation last weekend. Without pointing fingers, we’ll take a look at what went wrong, what went right, and what lessons can be learned for future drone operations. Best to grab a cup of coffee for this somewhat lengthy story.

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