Rob Dunbar
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Daily Drone News Articles Rant

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stephen R Mann Feb 2, 2015. 1 Reply

I'm beginning to wonder about all these drone sightings coming in. It seams every day now there is a new report of an airliner seeing a drone flying in their airspace. When I read drone spotted above…Continue


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I've been fly RC planes and helicopters for 25 years. I also have a an interest aerial photography using gasoline powered helicopters. I'm also a Ham radio operator
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
Amateur aerial photography. Always looking for a way to stabilize the aircraft. I'm working on creating 3d maps using UAVs.

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1st Drone in Nevada Test Program Crashes in Demo

Posted on December 19, 2014 at 7:00pm 38 Comments

The FAA has given permission for Nevada to authorize unmanned aerial vehicles to fly. Today there was a ceremony to watch a demonstration flight. During the hand launch the craft did a wing tip stall and landed very rough on its nose a.k.a. crash. 

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Reno Air Races - Drone Zone

Posted on September 15, 2014 at 3:21pm 1 Comment

This past week I was luckily involved with the first ever Drone Zone/UAV Challenge that was part of the annual National Championship Air Races in Reno Nevada. The contestants where flying quads and hexacopters raging from micro to around 700mm in size. There were three events. Weight lifting, obstacle course and speed course.

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At 12:11pm on October 7, 2014, Nick said…

Hi I live in the Reno area as well I am Stuck on a new project and was wondering you you would be willing to help I was going to send you a pm but I have to be friends with you ( I sent a request) I also saw you at the air races it looked like you guys where having fun. How did you get involved with that?

At 10:09pm on May 18, 2015, yaughn said…

Thanks for all your input. I accept all constructive criticism, especially the kind that is helpful.

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