The French company Parrot is one of few top name drone manufacturers not based out of Shenzhen right now. Offering an impressive line of uniquely-styled fliers, Parrot likes to break out their aerial vehicles into two main categories, Minidrones and Drones. From there, Parrot Business Solutions handles their commercial side of things. 

Looking into Parrot’s two categories, I would break out the devices into four groups, including boats, cars, quadcopters and airplanes. Do not get fixated on these four styles exclusively, however, as more than one of the drones merges two groups together.

Promising a fun way to hit land, sea and air, let’s take a look at the Parrot drones lineup.

Parrot drones

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Fall-2019: Parrot has not made any major moves lately, we know they are working hard on the commercial end of their offerings, with the Disco-Pro AG offering multiple payloads for inspection services, but the consumer side has been stale since the launch of the Parrot Anafi. We hope to see more from them soon.

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Legal and safety

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As always, please allow us a moment to talk safety and best practices before we dive into the drones. If you are a regular to our site, there is not much to say that you haven’t already read. Most Parrot drones are large enough that they need to be registered with the FAA before you fly. It’s $5 that gives you easy access to the latest safety information on all things that go into the air in the United States. Obviously you’ll need to identify and follow the drone laws and regulations in your own country, and even in your specific state, city or community, and always remember to fly safe out there.

Keep in mind, it does not matter if you have to register your drone or not, you will have to follow the same rules of the air. Do you know what they are?

Related reading: Before you fly, things to know

I won’t go long on this, you can get into the specific safety and legal info through the links below.


Things to know before you fly