FPV drone gets a rare tour of a Painted Lady

Total strangers to San Francisco know these beauties. The Victorian homes are a city landmark, even featured in the credits of the old Full House TV series. But even those lucky enough to visit or live in the city rarely see the interiors. Take this FPV drone tour of a Painted Lady. . 

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[Update: Florida man too] 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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Illegal drone flights and crashes at the Golden Gate Bridge

The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco has always been a much-loved photography subject. And now, with drones becoming smaller, increasingly capable, and ever more affordable, even more people are using their unmanned aircraft to photograph the famous landmark. Most of these flights, however, are illegal drone flights, and there have also been several drones that crashed into and onto the renowned bridge causing dangerous situations for motorists.

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Drone falls crashes during inspection of sinking Millennium tower in San Francisco

Last Saturday, during a drone inspection of a cracked window of the sinking Millennium Tower in San Francisco, the aircraft suddenly fell out of the sky. Apparently, the unmanned aircraft system (UAS) had lost its GPS connection and drifted across the street into another building before it came crashing down. It almost hit pedestrians who were walking on the sidewalk below. It is unconfirmed what kind of drone was involved but the footage seems to show a DJI Phantom series UAS.

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DJI opens second San Francisco store at the Westfield mall

SFGate reported, that yesterday a second DJI store opened in San Francisco at the Westfield mall. The store looks more like a kiosk-type setup but DJI spokesman Micheal Oldenburg said it is a permanent setup and not just a temporary set-up in time to cash in on the holiday shopping season.

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