Best April Fools Day Drone Jokes (2016)

With the popularity of drones increasing, there was no shortage of drone-related jokes, pranks, and other shenanigans.

It’s April 2, 2016, which means it’s a good time to look back at all of the ‘news’ stories that broke yesterday, and highlight some of the better April Fools Day efforts that involved drones.

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Can You Catch A Fish With A Drone?

With a drone, some fishing gear, and a little luck, it is possible to catch a fish with a drone!

Many people who like to fish and own a drone have probably asked themselves, “Can you catch a fish with a drone?”

Surprisingly, the answer is yes!

Here are a few examples of ingenious fishermen who used their drone to reel in a keeper:

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The Best GoPro Drones

GoPro cameras were designed to capture action, and what better way to capture action than by flying your GoPro through the air with a drone?

If you own a GoPro, and want to buy a drone to get your GoPro in the air, then this guide is for you.

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The Best Drones Under $150

If you’re looking for your first drone, or just want to buy a drone to have fun with, these are the best drones under $150.

There are A LOT of drones in the $20 to $150 price range, and if you’re trying to decide between them, it can be information overload!

The drone companies don’t make the process any easier, since many of them give their drones terrible names that are just a combination of letters and numbers jammed together, and changing a couple letters or numbers can mean a huge difference in features and price!

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How To Get Your Drone Photos Featured On Instagram

Learn how to use Instagram hashtags to get your drone photos and videos shared by aggregator accounts, which helps you get new followers.

Instagram is a great place to find amazing and inspiring drone photos and videos.

But what if you’ve started to take photos and videos with your own drone, and you’re sharing them on Instagram, but no one seems to notice?

Enter: Hashtags

There are a number of very popular drone accounts, and each has its own hashtag that you can include in your photo or video for them to check out.

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New York City Drone Film Festival Winners

The New York City Drone Film Festival (#NYCDFF) is the world’s first event dedicated exclusively to the art of drone cinematography.

The first New York City Drone Film Festival had more than 150 submissions from 19 countries, so the second #NYCDFF evolved into a three-day event featuring interactive panels, a red carpet screening of the nominated films, an award ceremony, and a “Day of Drones” that included drone battling and drone racing.

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DJI Phantom 4 Accessories

When you buy a drone, you’re going to spend a lot of time thinking about all the cool places your going to fly it, and the amazing photos and videos you’re going to take with it. But have you considered the accessories you might need to help you capture those amazing photos and videos?

The DJI Phantom 4 is an amazing drone right out of the box, but to get the most out of it, you’re probably going to need a few accessories.

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DJI Phantom 3 Accessories

It’s easy to dream about the cool places you’re going to fly your new Phantom 3, and the amazing photos and videos you’re going to take when you get there. But before you capture those amazing photos and videos, it’s important to consider the accessories you might need to improve and protect your new drone.

The DJI Phantom 3 is a fantastic drone, and it’s incredibly capable right out of the box. If you want to get the most out of it though, you’re probably going to want a few accessories.

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How To Register A Drone With The FAA

A step-by-step guide on how to register your drone with the Federal Aviation Administration.

If you own a drone that weighs between 0.55 and 55 pounds, and you plan to fly it outdoors, you need to register your drone with the Federal Aviation Administration, or FAA, as a Small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS).

Don’t worry though, registration is easy.

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5 Drones That Tried To Go Swimming

It’s a drone flyer’s worst nightmare: Dying battery, dropping altitude, and a large puddle/pond/lake/ocean of water that will determine whether the drone lives to see another flight, or dies in a watery grave.

There’s just something about drones and water.

They love it!

Ok, so most drones are pretty much destroyed the second they touch water, but that doesn’t stop them from heading towards water when something goes wrong. It’s like a moth to a flame.

Here are five flyers that know firsthand the peril of drones and water:

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