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Patrick Egan commented on Chris Anderson's blog post WSJ scoop on forthcoming FAA rules -- pilots license will be required for commercial use unless Congress intervenes
"I love to see the glass half full!"
Nov 26
Patrick Egan commented on Patrick Egan's blog post Podcast Interview With Tad McGeer
"and our new logo"
Nov 6
Patrick Egan commented on Patrick Egan's blog post Podcast Interview With Tad McGeer
"Oh yeah, we love the Flexrotor as folks may have noticed it is on all of the sUAS News stuff."
Nov 6
Patrick Egan commented on Patrick Egan's blog post Podcast Interview With Tad McGeer
"The photo is from the 90's "
Nov 6
Harry commented on Patrick Egan's blog post Podcast Interview With Tad McGeer
"Good one, Patrick.   I watch Wicked Tuna and see that one harpoon boat working with a 172 and I say all he needs is someone onboard flying FPV and talking over a walkietalkie to the harpoon guy out on the bow sprit."
Nov 5
Mecha commented on Patrick Egan's blog post Podcast Interview With Tad McGeer
"@ Rob, I don't think any of those is Andy, he has brown hair and is half bold! I met him a few years back while doing some work with the scan eagle in Hood River, Oregon. Very nice fellow and his house and workshop sit in the middle of an apple…"
Nov 5

Developer
Rob_Lefebvre commented on Patrick Egan's blog post Podcast Interview With Tad McGeer
"Another great read on the first transatlantic flight:http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/drones-are-ready-for-takeoff-160062162/?no-ist=&page=1 The reason I asked about Andy, was because they've been working together for a long…"
Nov 5

Admin
Gary Mortimer commented on Patrick Egan's blog post Podcast Interview With Tad McGeer
"I read that several times a year. It really is a great inspiration. We really do like Tads new aircraft at sUAS News, here it is on the poster for my next event ;-) I can't embed videos of the Flexrotor for some weird reason otherwise I would…"
Nov 5

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About Me:
I am on the board of the Remote Control Aerial Photography Association and ARC (Aviation Regulatory Committee) Delegate.. RCAPA’s goal is to promotes and further RC aerial photography and the development and use of SUAS (Small Unmanned Aerial Systems). Our primary focus is safe airspace integration of unmanned system.
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Patrick Egan's Blog

Podcast Interview With Tad McGeer

Posted on November 5, 2014 at 11:14am 13 Comments

Tad McGeer has 25 years of experience in the unmanned aircraft world. He is responsible for Aerosonde and the Scan Eagle as well as the first unmanned transatlantic flight (1998). If you want to hear the history of drones hear it from a guy who lived (and helped invent) it.…

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Looking For A More Commercial Focus To Your UAS Advocacy Effort?

Posted on October 31, 2014 at 8:00am 21 Comments

Your support is needed!

There is a lot at stake, much is riding on the regulation that is forthcoming. We have limited time left on the clock to shape our economic future and the unmanned technologies operating environment.

 

We have given the existing advocacy program six years, and…

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FAA BVLOS Committee Formed

Posted on August 26, 2014 at 3:30pm 6 Comments

The FAA has formed a new committee with industry participation for end-users that want to fly Beyond-Visual-line-Of-Sight (BVLOS). RCAPA was included in the list of thirty-one different industry groups to give input to the current FAA…

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Video of the 2014 Small Unmanned Systems Business Expo

Posted on May 17, 2014 at 7:30am 2 Comments

Video of the 2014 SUSB Expo - Free for the public to view. Day 1:

 

Day 2:

Both days…

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Drone TV at National Association Of Broadcasters Show In Las Vegas

Posted on April 18, 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

Drone TV We see a wide array of different systems and new products at NAB…

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Comment Wall (6 comments)

At 10:42am on July 11, 2007, Jeffrey Johnson said…
Hey patrick! Check out the Pict'Earth group ... http://pictearth.ning.com/
At 12:22am on September 22, 2008, rochak said…
Hi Patrick
I came to know abt u thru diydrones.
I am a new member out here. my main interests are development of autonomous aircraft (i.e autopilots)
do you have any experience of a quad rotor??
can you help me with its control theory??

Thanks in advance
At 8:03am on October 28, 2008, SUNEEL KAPUR said…
No, i think this is the first time we have come in contact.
At 8:07am on October 28, 2008, SUNEEL KAPUR said…
No i do not have any experience of a quad rotor.
Let me share u r experience on autopilots. What autopilots u have worked on & how about on board videography.
At 6:54pm on November 10, 2008, Andrew Kondor said…
hi... its going OK... what are you doing over here?
At 2:32pm on January 6, 2009, Valery Hronusov said…
Very interest. Thanks you. I don't know about this events. My daughter lives in Moscow, and I hope to see her photos

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