Global drone media platform acquires popular consumer drone website


The largest global news and information network in the commercial drone space has expanded its resources with a new acquisition.

DroneLife has announced it has acquired resource for remote pilots, adding a new site to its ecosystem of drone media. was founded in 2013 by veteran web and technology publisher Craig Issod, and has become one of the leading sources of information for the consumer end of the drone marketplace. Featuring e-books, beginners guides, product reviews and training resources, Droneflyers offers a wealth of resources for drone pilots at every level.

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“The addition of Droneflyers to our properties will bring a new and trusted voice in the consumer drone space into our fold,” said DroneLife’s CEO Harry McNabb.

“Unlike many ‘me too’ Drone sites which publish mostly industry press releases or rumors, Droneflyers has focused on education and on the business aspect of the consumer drone field. We are excited to expand our coverage with this unique point of view.”

DroneFlyer’s Craig Issod said: “I was looking for a well respected source in the drone space to continue the work at DroneFlyers. DroneLife is well respected in the industry and DroneFlyers makes a very logical fit for where the industry is going.”

With the addition of, the DroneLife looks to position its network as a one-stop marketing powerhouse for companies wishing to reach the most qualified and targeted audience in the UAV space.

DroneLife was founded in 2013 by Ziff-Davis alumni Alan Phllips, has become a trusted news source for the commercial, industrial and consumer field of drones.

In addition to publishing the web site and consulting services group, Dronelife has established the first ETF fund (IFLY) accepting investments in Drone related businesses, and has partnered with NetCapital to help Drone companies get crowdsourced funding. Dronelife features a staff of drone industry and marketing experts both in the US and Worldwide.

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