Drone partners announced for 2017

The drone industry is in a state of rapid change and high uncertainty.  Finding reliable and relevant resources is a major challenge.

Drone Pilots Federation seeks to be the central resource to help you achieve your goals with drones. As 2017 begins, we are proud to share this list of partners and supporters who we have vetted as valuable and relevant resources for drone professionals, enthusiasts, and knowledge-seekers. 

This list is in alphabetical order. The company or institution is followed by a description of their product, service, or offering and any special incentive or agreement for Drone Pilots Members.

Familiarize yourself with this list of partners and resources so you can gain the benefits of being a member of Drone Pilots Federation. 

Are you looking for a particular company, product, or service that you don't see here?  Let us know and we will promise we will listen to your input. We are actively pursuing additional partnerships that will benefit our members, thereby creating a strong and prosperous community of drone pilots, professionals, and enthusiasts.

Our sincere thanks for your dedication and passion to be a positive force in the drone revolution.  Here is our list of Partners and Supporters at we enter 2017:

APC Propellers. Quality propellers that are competition proven. Engineered by an aerospace graduate of Stanford University. Fabricated and distributed from northern California, USA.

Autodesk Fusion 360. Cloud-based CAD, CAM, and CAE tool with free trial. Affiliate link from DPF.

CyberLink. A leading video editing and production toolset provider. Limited time offer for DPF members to receive complimentary copy of ActionDirector, with opportunity for free upgrade to PowerDirector. Contact us for details.

droneSim Pro. Innovative and affordable flight training software built on the real world physics of drone flight. Affiliate link from DPF.

UC Merced MESA Lab. The Mechatronics, Embedded Systems, and Automation (MESA) Lab at the University of California, Merced

Parallax. Equip your genius. Robotics and electronics kits for STEM education. Click the link for their flying platforms (drones for schools). Based in northern California.

Parrot. Parrot is a technology company based in France with drones as a major and popular part of their offerings. They also support STEM education efforts with their drones.

PlaneImage. Affordable, customized video branding delivered in hours. Get your own video logo for dramatic impact to your website and video productions. Limited time 40% DISCOUNT for DPF members.

Sweepwings.  R/C Home of the Ultimate Flying Wings for FPV and Mapping. Designed and built in northern California USA.

Yuneec. A pioneer of manned electric flight. A leading provider of drone platforms in the pro-sumer and industrial sectors.

sUAS News. The most comprehensive and persistent coverage of news in the small UAS sector. Interviews, articles, product reviews, a podcast, daily email digest, and more.

To see our dedicated page for DRONE PARTNERS AND SUPPORTERS with these companies, please click that link.  We expect to expand and update this network as time goes on.  Be sure to JOIN DPF so you can be informed of updates to our partnerships. As a member you can also give us your input as to what companies, products, or services would be of greatest benefit to you in your drone efforts.

Together, we will build a safe, sustainable, and successful world with drones.

Thank you for being a part of DRONE PILOTS FEDERATION.

P.S. Like this video?  It came from one of our partners, PlaneImage. Go to their website to look at all of the videos and get one for yourself!