Gary Mortimer's Blog – April 2012 Archive (6)

iFLY Map

We all saw the map generated with COA sites in the USA last week, thought it might be fun to have a map of our own.


There were only 60 or so sites that the FAA had, perhaps there are more private UAS flying around…


Added by Gary Mortimer on April 28, 2012 at 4:00pm — 10 Comments

The bar has been raised

Schiebel kindly sent me this morning a link with this video on it. Its pretty amazing and certainly to my mind points at how Europe really is pulling ahead of the USA. (starting a flame war there) Imagine how difficult it would have been test flying the system in the USA.

I think there will be a rush towards large helicopter based systems now. This…


Added by Gary Mortimer on April 17, 2012 at 1:30am — 27 Comments

More dubious information being spread by the Scientific American

I can't believe just how wrong  John Villasenor can be, I guess he figured one of us would mention this here and it would drive his blog posts wild at Scientific American.

He completely misses the real definitions of UAS…


Added by Gary Mortimer on April 13, 2012 at 4:00am — 21 Comments

Tarting up Facebook

Just to let you folks know, if Facebook is your social platform of choice we have started to try and make the sUAS News page look a little better

We would welcome any build images that you have or comments on the stories, we firmly believe that…


Added by Gary Mortimer on April 6, 2012 at 1:30am — 5 Comments

Citizen drone spots missing Texas boys body

A very sad story,

Well done to Gene Robinson (a member here) and the team from RP Search Services. A heartbreaking task.…


Added by Gary Mortimer on April 2, 2012 at 12:01am — 9 Comments

The History Channel

Ferreting around sUAS News for something else I am working on I stumbled on this video, 2009 no less! How things have changed. Hope folks don't mind me posting it here…


Added by Gary Mortimer on April 1, 2012 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

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