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St Louis, MO


About Me:

sUAS for agriculture and environment since 2007


Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

Fly both fixed wing and quadcopters.


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Rory Paul commented on Jono's blog post DroneDeploy launches real-time mapping
"I have a couple of questions
1. What is the geo-spacial accuracy of the product?
2. What is the image resolution of the final product?
3. How do you get your imagery to the cloud and how much does transmission cost?"
Oct 25, 2014
Rory Paul commented on Christiaan van Vollenstee's blog post Can you spell 2000mw at 5.8 Ghz!!!!!
"It is not all about then amount of Watts you are putting out. That antennas and of those antennas in relationship to CF structures play a huge role is signal quality."
Sep 18, 2013
Rory Paul commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Where drones sit on the Gartner "Hype Cycle"
"The hype in the ag sector compared to 12 months ago is through the roof and we have not even scratched the surface. "
Sep 11, 2013
Rory Paul commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Farm drones are hot!
"If you want to see the program the did here is the link:

http://www.agriculture.com/successful-farming/machinery-show/drone-..."
Jun 24, 2013
Rory Paul commented on Jeff Taylor's blog post DIY Samsung Trigger for APM
"Thanks for the information. One tip to make it easier for those of us with aging eyes. Put a bit of white cardboard between the pins it makes them easier to see and isolates between the top and bottom rows (my depth perception is useless)  then  sti…"
Jun 20, 2013
Rory Paul commented on Andreas's blog post Drone shot down by police
"So did we learn anything..... altitude is your friend...oh and staying in one place for more than a second is bad...
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Jun 13, 2013
Rory Paul commented on Joshua Ott's blog post "Drones at home: a race to regulation"
"Nice shot of the Octane at 2:37...thanks!"
Mar 24, 2013
Rory Paul commented on Scott Avey's blog post What are some bullet points for DRONE interview.
"You may want to mention that the FAA's prohibition on sUAS use for commercial use may infringe on our 5th Amendment rights..."
Feb 28, 2013
Rory Paul commented on Rory Paul's blog post FAA Commercial Shutdown
"John

Thanks for the offer.  There are basically two approaches to legally fly. Public entity you get a COA (certificate of authorization) private entity you need a Special Airworthiness Certificate....less than 90 issues in the history of the FAA..…"
Feb 25, 2013
Rory Paul commented on Rory Paul's blog post FAA Commercial Shutdown
"Basically so far we have one letter to desist from operating with no reference to legal jurisdiction. We come back to the issue of operation over private property. Does the state (Federal, State or municipal) have the authority to stop you from oper…"
Feb 25, 2013
Rory Paul commented on Rory Paul's blog post FAA Commercial Shutdown
"I have over the last few months come to agree with Joshua. I lost all respect for the FAA's ability to progress in good faith when they use "privacy concerns" to delay the test site process. The longer they delay in providing progressive policy the…"
Feb 25, 2013
Rory Paul commented on Rory Paul's blog post FAA Commercial Shutdown
"Gary
Thanks for the information."
Feb 25, 2013
Rory Paul commented on Rory Paul's blog post FAA Commercial Shutdown
"I think I need to find a benefactor with deep pockets and we can test the above mentioned legal principles."
Feb 25, 2013
Rory Paul commented on Rory Paul's blog post FAA Commercial Shutdown
"I strongly agree with the above. I think that the FAA to some extent does not want this issue clarified in a court of law becuase then the flood gates would open and they would loose all control below navigable airspace."
Feb 25, 2013
Rory Paul commented on Rory Paul's blog post FAA Commercial Shutdown
"Thanks. What I find interesting is that they did not draw on any legal rules to shut them down. It was basically you do not fly because we say so..."
Feb 25, 2013
Rory Paul commented on Rory Paul's blog post FAA Commercial Shutdown
"Mark 

Currently navigable airspace is 700 feet agl with exceptions. Yes I have been following the FAA line for years but there is a contradiction that needs to be cleared up.
If you are interested in Ag use join Unmanned Aircraft and Agriculture on…"
Feb 25, 2013
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