"Randy, as a member of the Flirtey team, I can assure you that the entire flight was Autonomous from takeoff to landing. There were a few "Hold" waypoints to include the delivery location and and a few points where we had to potentially hold before…"
"Many are posting generalized comments that are misleading or untrue. The media picks up on these incorrect statements and runs with them. Here are a few corrections:You CAN fly over or on an active runway legally. You just need permission from…"
"The FAA might not like the AMA FPV regs and their statement comes off as a bit of a "foot stomper". But 336 tells the FAA to accept and leave alone those entities that they have approved to self regulate. But it is possible that the AMA will…"
"My interpretation of 336 is that as long as you follow the AMA safety rules and you are not being unsafe, the FAA cannot apply any of their rules or regulations to you. So you can still fly FPV as an AMA member under AMA FPV and general safety…"
"I am looking around for the FAA's definition of "R/C Airplane Operator". AMA requires an FPV operator to be on a buddy-box with the person on the instructor as being the primary operator (PIC) and maintain visual contact. There is potential for…"
"For the price, I think the DT series motors are some of the best choices for multirotors. They are super efficient, they run cool, you can blow any debris out of them without taking them apart and you can lock the props on with nuts/lock-nuts.…"
"I will say that it appears that you are honest regarding the performance of your aircraft and your selling price is accurate for a low rate commercial production; it's high and that is likely why we don't see other multirotors for sale made in a…"
"Brent helped me get my first tricopter flying, I don't know how many years ago but it seems like ages. After I got my first one working well I put it on a diet and removed .25 pounds of unnecessary weight from the airframe. From that learning…"
"This story has been a lot of fun to watch over the past few months. If Deer Park makes this legit, I will definitely purchase one. I don't see this as an issue of shooting down UAVs, I see this as an issue of freedom of speech, and this is how…"
"I have been working on a similar project and I have experienced some problems that this designer has not addressed yet. The first is the stresses put on the retract servo during landing. A hard landing will likely strip the gears on the retract…"
"R_Lefebvre, The Falcon UAV is fielded with the Mesa County, CO. Sheriff's Department. Chris, in the red shirt posing with the Falcon UAV also has a huge H-Quad in development which has some innovative hardware features. I took a photo of it a few…"