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  1. 787steve

    Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the water.

    Went out on a whale watching cruise this afternoon. I did not take my Mavic, but I did bring it to Maui with hopes of getting some good shots from the shore. I figured over the water, down low, no traffic worries. But while in the Maui straights, we saw an Air Force C-17, cruising along at no...
  2. AlanTheBeast

    Why Beyond VLOS (BVLOS) will not be coming soon

    Good article in AW&ST. Industry, Regulators Edge Closer To Beyond Line Of Sight UAS You need to join to be able to read it (this article is free, not all are). Two key things: 1) "“The rule that rules all is that pilots have to maintain vigilance to see and avoid other aircraft. By...
  3. Cookedinlh

    Why BVLOS is Over-Rated

    I've written about and flown well beyond my own line of sight and published some "BVLOS Best Practices" but . . I'm coming to the realization that NOT allowing BVLOS is really . . in a very practical sense . . is a "feel good exercise" for regulators and law makers. There is little Flight...
  4. Cookedinlh

    When Does Mavic Disappear

    I'm seeing lots of RANGE test videos and ALTITUDE records for Phantom and Mavic . . what I want to know is how . . . cause I don't actually have mine yet . . .(yea I'm jealous) . . How far can you see a Mavic Pro under optimal conditions.? I loose sight of my Phantom 4 at about 1300ft if I...
  5. Cookedinlh

    How Lethal is Mavic

    Transport Canada will not allow flights BVLOS (Beyond Visual Line of Sight) commercial or otherwise. . . . even with a standing or Blanket SFOC. I spoke to them yesterday regarding a special case whereby as long as it was under GPS control and within the boundaries of the field you are working...