"Its All a bunch of poppycock!People who write nonsence for money, aka "reporters" and "bloggers" (yes thats you News24) have blown the whole thing way out of proportion, and even misreported the media briefing from the CAA..At…"
I move in more than one aviation discipline, and know that your typical full size light aircraft or heli pilot also surfs youtube.
And the fact that that there is video, unfairly places the focus on media production…"
" the focus seems to be more diverted towards media productions. Some of us use drones for educational purposes.I think it is not only the civil aviation sector who should be regulating or adopting european policies rather but all…"
"And then there was the DJI Phantom that lost the plot over Johannesburg, flew over busy highways, railway lines, clips an electricity pole, keeps on flying, landing on a roof.
And numerous flights over Cape Town City Bowl............
If you have to…"
"Yes, too many fpvrs posted their totally stupid flights on youtube.
Been a bunch of video where "drones" are clearly in violation of controlled airspace.
Like flights over and around Table Mountain, Sunset Beach, Robben…"
"Can't find any press release or notification to that effect on the CAA website.
The last notification was that since there are no regulations for UAS they currently fall under RC aircraft and therefore must obey the RC regulations:
- fly under…"
"Baloon, I agree, I like the armed spin in Alt hold and loiter but not Stabilize.
2 days ago I was flying in about 40km/h wind, and decided to land in Stabilize due to the wind as well as some long vegetation in places and the area was not very even.…"
"Same with me Ivan. I also used Ch8, followed the procedure but nothing happened, then after 6 minutes, landed disarmed, and tried again with second battery. Also nothing. I must have missed something, but just so far I can't figure out yet…"
"I will also try to test it today. Weather seems good.
One question though, should e.g the camera gimbal, be removed or should it all be set with the normal all up weight? Will the extra weight of gimbal and camera weight later need a re-auto tune?"