"The vests Gary McCray references can be seen at www.microaerialphoto.com. Regarding insurance, if you are in the US and flying recreationally and commercially under an FAA 333 Exemption or a Part 107 Certification, then look into the on-demand…"
"It's amazing how "once bitten, twice shy" seems to be a forgotten proverb hereabouts. What are all the old-time high-powered developers doing, hanging around here? And why would any mere peasant whose loyalty was rewarded by being bitch-slapped…"
"Wheee! Today's BestBuy price for the gimballed Solo w. spare bat. & props is down to $379! Another hundred off of that and I'll pick up a a pair so as to have a beater with spare parts to back up the Mavic I'm buying.
I saw this coming years ago…"
"Anyone who couldn't see this debacle coming from the moment a newly hatched commercial enterprise was overlaid on the "community" needs a class in predatory capitalism as practiced in the 21st century. What was expected, when a guy quits a high-end…"
"Gee, I've been away from the DIYD for a bit, letting my Pixhawk and APMs have a little rest while wringing out some very commercial yet extremely capable quads; I guess I shouldn't leave ya'll home alone, because when I stuck my head in the room…"
"Well, whatever happens, as an experienced hobby-class muticopter and R/C helicopter builder/pilot who at any given time owns a dozen or so of these wonderful aircraft, I'll give up my Yuneec (Blade) Chroma (rebranded/speced by Horizon) and its…"
"Labels? Vee dont neeed no steeenking labels! Use a Fisher ball point pen or (gasp) a Sharpie and scribble your reg number inside your battery compartment or on a piece of white tape somewhere, how hard can that be for us DIY types?? But how about…"
"The first joke here is in the picture: DHL is arguably the single worst, most inefficient, near-fraudulent "delivery" service on the planet, at the rear of a pack of similar hustlers. Among other things, if you live anywhere at all off the beaten…"
"Well, 2:00, our expectant FAAthers should be returning from a nice leisurely lunch about now to check back into the maternity ward, where nothing seems to be happening. Might be time for a C-section or maybe just a DIY episiotomy. We're all anxious…"
"Ah Ha! It's the 21st and you ask, "Where's this FAA registration page that's been the talk of the town for weeks? The main front page of the FAA Web site this morning has at the very top this notice:
"The FAA Small UAS registry is expected to go…"
"Really nifty, I want one, but (no offense), here's a pro-tip: Lose the elevator music. You will never gain any viewers with music on technical-type YouTube vids, but you definitely will lose some. If you don't want the ambient audio (generally…"
"OK Folks, it's 10:00 a.m. December 21st at the FAA bunker and I presume that means that all the boys and girls there are busy at their desks. So, where's the dreaded registration Web site? The FAA page on the subject still announces today as The…"
"Darius: Please stop obfuscating what are simple matters. Your original post that started this more or less worthless thread indicates total confusion and is confusing others. You are apparently mixing together different classifications of aircraft…"