by WLOS staff
Tuesday, July 5th 2022
BURKE COUNTY, N.C. (WLOS) — Investigators are working to track down the person who shot down a man's drone in Burke County on Sunday.
Dan Brand, a drone pilot certified by the FAA, was...
I'm interested in buying this if it has Manual mode, for now, the article says there is no Manual mode, but it doesn't make much sense for a cinewhoop, as a cinewhoop is made to fly in acro.
He got fined for flying higher than 400ft, far away BVLOS, and over a city.
I find this ridiculously unreasonable! He didn't do damage to anything, why fine him...
I am flying in Florida ( the Palm Beach area) and I have been looking into the new rules for hobbyists around my area. I have seen most of the new changes for hobbyists, yet I still have some questions. I was wondering if anything has changed in the way of flying at night and the 5 mile radius...
Any more news on this....I've been scouring the internet,and I've found nothing...the more I read,the more it sounds like instuctor and student were too close to the ground since they hit trees or bushes(they don't know which)...sounds like someone screwed up and wants to blame the drone...
Just came across this news article from the Guardian on using drones for delivering blood to remote regions of Rwanda, found it interesting so thought it deserved a share:
Source and the rest of the article:
'Uber for blood': how Rwandan delivery robots are saving lives | Karen McVeigh
Saw this on the phantom pilots forum and I thought that you guys would find this interesting. Giving credit to user: B-Scene Films
After neighbor shot down his drone, Kentucky man files federal lawsuit
Seriously?!? An App for renting a drone? I couldn't believe this news story when I came across it, but after watching it I thought it was a pretty cool idea.
To find out more check out: AV News: Up Sonder
Let me know your thoughts!
I know there has been discussion the last few couple days about Canada (Transport Canada) coming down with some new drone laws. Here is a story AirVūz did explaining why it will be tougher if you plan to fly there, especially if you are a hobbyist. Here's the full AirVūz News Story: AV News...
This will be big for the drone industry - More so than the electric car industry:
"94-year old Lithium-Ion battery inventor unveils new ultra-efficient glass battery"
Read more: 94-year old Lithium-Ion battery inventor unveils new ultra-efficient glass battery
The plane was just a couple of hundred yards east of the 1016ft-high skyscraper, whose 95 storeys make it the tallest building in western Europe.
The pilot spotted the black drone through the flight deck window and the crew watched as the object – 20in across – hovered over the right wing...