"So how is it safe to fly BVLOS if there is no sense and avoid? What am I missing?
Why is the Cessna 150 flying around at 2000' agl the biggest risk?
ADS-B out is going to cost upwards of 10K to purchase and install on a general aviation aircraft,…"
"Nice work and application on the Frantz strut.
I agree on the need to balance and remove as much source vibration as possible. I always started with a balanced prop and motor combo then running each up individually. Turning the prop 90deg at a time…"
"Gary that's nonsense. A typical glideslope is 3 degrees from the touchdown zone of the runway so if you remember your trig you will find the aircrafts height at the distance from the runway. It's really easy, 300' per mile is the rule of thumb.…"
"So all DHL really succeeded in doing was secure a corridor ofairspace and put out a splashy headline saying me too?
On another note will electric powered UAV's be all weather capable? My motors never liked moisture."
"My take, police helo cruising by spots the Phantom (probably filming the bridge lights) and pulls in to take a closer look. Cop pilot id's it and of course feels threatened as all cops do. The incident is immediately escalated. I suspect the helo…"
"Clearly some of this heavy handed approach is in response to a very public FPV incident in which the feds were made to look less then competent in enforcing rules governing model aircraft operations.
It was only a matter of time before a reckless…"
"Maja is just not a nice clean airframe, reminds of a C-130 cargo plane. On the positive side it should have lots of room for batteries. You might even to be able to strap one under each wing next to the fuselage, I've seen this done on EZ stars for…"