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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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Hometown:

Sacramento


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Patrick Egan posted a blog post
The Small Business Unmanned Systems Exposition 2017 is one more week out May 4, 5th and 6th and this is your limited opportunity to get an edge on your competition in the volatile sUAS market. The upcoming Expo Viewpoint episodes will cover the peop…
Apr 17, 2017
Patrick Egan commented on Chris Anderson's blog post uAvionix (ADS-B for Pixhawk) raises VC from Andy Rubin of Google/Android fame
"I guess no one told him that the FAA has no plans to support a public algorithm for ADS-B detect and avoid. Should have been at the sUSB Expo."
May 5, 2016
Patrick Egan commented on Eugene Potapov's blog post Best drone photos of 2015
"Perhaps they don't want to incriminate themselves?? Same with the "Drone Film Festivals" There are multiple shots in the sizzle reels that would put you in hot water here in the U.S. Hard to win a competition not pushing the envelope and with only "…"
Dec 28, 2015
Patrick Egan commented on Colin Snow's blog post Brief Survey on ADS-B and Small Drones
"Did you listen to the podcast? ;-) I plan to have another fellow on the broadcast who is very well versed in airspace integration issues.
Colin,
I am very interested in your findings and I wasn't to compare them to insider feedback. "
Aug 12, 2015
Patrick Egan commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Database of FAA drone exemptions
"May want to recheck the percentage numbers in the database graph. ;-)"
Jul 8, 2015
Patrick Egan posted a blog post
Mar 12, 2015
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, 2014
Patrick Egan commented on Patrick Egan's blog post Podcast Interview With Tad McGeer
"and our new logo"
Nov 6, 2014
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, 2014
Patrick Egan commented on Patrick Egan's blog post Podcast Interview With Tad McGeer
"The photo is from the 90's "
Nov 6, 2014
Patrick Egan commented on Patrick Egan's blog post Podcast Interview With Tad McGeer
"IDK??"
Nov 5, 2014
Patrick Egan commented on Patrick Egan's blog post Podcast Interview With Tad McGeer
"Definitely a Silicon Valley technology Garage start up!"
Nov 5, 2014
Patrick Egan posted a blog post
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 live…
Nov 5, 2014
Patrick Egan commented on Patrick Meier's blog post UN Experts Meeting on Humanitarian UAV/Drones
"Go Gene Robinson!"
Nov 5, 2014
Patrick Egan commented on Patrick Egan's blog post Looking For A More Commercial Focus To Your UAS Advocacy Effort?
Nov 3, 2014
Patrick Egan commented on Patrick Egan's blog post Looking For A More Commercial Focus To Your UAS Advocacy Effort?
"A little history –
 
We as a community have already tried to self regulate with the RCAPA Proposed Guidelines back in 2008. We had a multi-level testing program which made third party commercial liability insurance available. We were encouraged, as…"
Nov 2, 2014
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