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1st Drone in Nevada Test Program Crashes in Demo

http://youtu.be/lNtz3JHDd28

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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Added by Rob Dunbar on December 19, 2014 at 7:00pm — 38 Comments

Reno Air Races - Drone Zone

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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Added by Rob Dunbar on September 15, 2014 at 3:21pm — 1 Comment

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Season Two of the Trust Time Trial (T3) Contest 
A list of all T3 contests is here. The current round, the Vertical Horizontal one, is here

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