Drones have been extensively growing among the millennial generation. All the new creators and artistic people have started using various drones to step up their content game. One of the most famous Beginner drones among creators is photography drones. Since the government has eased drone rules and regulations, many people have been buying and operating drones. There are many types of drones which are available in the market. The use of drones depends upon the consumer. Drones are categorised into different categories, such as technology, ability, and size. In this article, we will be covering all the basic categories of drones and their features. There are certainly other names which are used as alternate for drones. The most common and famous are UAS which stands for unnamed aerial systems and UAV which stands for an unmanned aerial vehicle.
There are different types of drones based on size. Mostly if the drones are used for consumer purposes, the size of the drone is usually small or medium. Also, since small drones and tiny drones are not mandatory to be registered in the Digital Sky portal, users get the freedom to operator drones. The different categories of drones based on size are:
- Mini Drones: These drones are designed with wings and rotors, which allows them to fly in tiny and closed spaces. DJI Mavic Mini is one of the most examples of the mini drones available in the market. Apart from this, the mini-drone has 50cm maximum length.
- Small Drones: These drones are comparatively bigger as compared to mini drones. Small drones size ranges from 51cm to maximum 2cm. Experienced flyers mostly prefer small drones to step up their content game. Also, small drones can be easily carried in one hand, and flyers will not face added difficulty in carrying the drone.
- Medium Drones: Medium Drones are a little bulky, and it needs to be carried with two hands. These drones are bigger than 2cm in size. However, they are smaller than light aircraft. These drones are powerful, and they are mostly used for delivery purposes.
- Large Drones: Large Drones are mainly used for surveillance purposes. These drones are mostly used in the commercial sector and professional space. Also, these drones are used in special operations where normal small drones cannot function.