Flying Cars Still a Ways Off

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Flying cars have long been a Jetson’s-like desire. Those are still a ways off for a variety of reasons…and drones have shown us one reason why. For some reason, people think flying a drone is easy.  Maybe because some can be flown from your smart phone.  Maybe because there are many safe-guard features added that Read More

Canada Drone Registration

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Now it appears Canada is getting into the act of regulating drones.Transport Canada to introduce new drone regulations – CTV News http://news.google.com Mon, 11 Jan 2016 16:50:00 GMT Transport Canada to introduce new drone regulationsCTV NewsIn response to the growing popularity of drones, Transport Canada is planning to introduce new rules governing their use. After Read More

Drone Registry

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  The FAA want to make it very clear: “Think twice about ‘Drone Registration’ firms”. There are many out there will try to get you to pay to register your drone…making it “easy” for you. We will be very surprised if the drone manufacturers don’t make it super easy for you, either way it is Read More

Drone Registration Coming – Updated

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It really is no surprise.  Drones everywhere.  Idiots doing stupid things with drones.  Now… Notice something: for years, decades in fact, RC airplanes flew with no issues.  Now suddenly thousands of idiots who think they know how to fly something come along and make things much more complicated. Noted in the NBC new article are Read More

Millennium Falcon Drone

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Well, the Millennium Falcon is a great idea for a drone.  Great idea.  Below we show two examples. The first is official is ok. The second is a home built and appears to be much cooler. On this home brew version, I really like the addition of the flashing beacon.  Obviously there is still a Read More

50 Drone Swarm

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50 Fixed Wing Drone Record Swarm Sure it is interesting that 50 drones have been controlled by a single person.  But what I find more interesting is these drones are fixed wing drones. You see, if this was done with multi-copter drones it would be much easier.  If things get crazy, put them in hover Read More

Kentucky Stadium Drone Crash

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Let’s take a look at this equation: Easy-to-fly-drone + Student + Football Opening Day = Drone Crash Whoops, who didn’t see this coming? Yep, not too smart. The FAA bars unauthorized aircraft – including drones – from flying over or near NFL regular- and post-season football games. The same restriction applies to NCAA college games Read More

US Open Drone Crash

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It really doesn’t take a genius to be an idiot…Yet, plenty of seemingly smart people are trying to prove otherwise. Our latest Drone Idiot move is by Daniel Verley, 26, a teacher at the Academy of Innovative Technology in Brooklyn who now faces charges of reckless endangerment and operating a drone in a New York Read More

Almost 700 Drone Close Calls

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Drone close calls reached nearly 700 this year, and over 70 complaints in August. What’s this mean? Big time FAA clamp down more than likely. Specifically, the FAA reports 238 sightings from last year and 650 through early August of this year. Additionally, firefighters are having issues. NFL stadiums and many NCAA stadiums are “no Read More