If you are considering buying (or selling) a professional drone, one of the key product decisions you will face is whether to go with a 'fixed-wing' airplane-style drone or a helicopter-style 'rotary' system.

As is often the case with tech decisions, the answer depends … on several factors. senseFly recently published this video on their Waypoint blog to highlight the 5 key questions you should ask before taking the next step on your drone journey.

The infographic below explains the core differences between what a fixed wing drone (such as the eBee) and a rotary UAV (such as the eXom) have to offer. In essence, these differences are largely the same as with full-sized aircraft (the coverage difference, for example, being the reason you probably don’t fly off on vacation aboard a helicopter!).Fixed vs Rotary