Pro-Drone Zoning Laws?I'm a city planner and a big fan of drones. I make them, fly them, and crash them regularly. It seems that most city laws concerning drones have been blanket laws to ban their use in certain spaces…DiscussionPro-Drone Zoning Laws?1 LikeThis has to stop. Wings vs. Multirotors.This happened today.
I''m an AMA member, paid my annual fee 6 months ago.
We went today to Floyd Bennet field in NYC, where there is an authorized RC field.
with a DIY quad 450, and one hexa 550.
We…DiscussionThis has to stop. Wings vs. Multirotors.2 LikesWhy are we not allowed to fly commercially?…So my guess as to why we are not allowed to fly drones commercially is because like everything else we would try to do as "Free American Citizens" that is highly regulated, we stand to make $$$ and t…DiscussionWhy are we not allowed to fly commercially?…3 LikesSteve CainMemberSteve Cain1 LikeJames OveringtonMemberJames Overington4 LikesGustav KuhnMemberGustav Kuhn1 LikeDwgsparkyMemberDwgsparky1 LikeCoreyMemberCorey1 LikeNathaniel CanerMemberNathaniel Caner1 LikeRichard KennedyMemberRichard Kennedy1 LikeLars HansenMemberLars Hansen1 LikeBuilding Copters with Round Tubes - Stronger…Round tubes offer the following pros:
handle twist better than square tubes. Thus for the strength, are far lighter.
are more readily available (pipes, tubes, arrows, kite frames, golf clubs and st…DiscussionBuilding Copters with Round Tubes - Stronger…33 LikesFlat multi format frame... a bike rima few weeks ago I began messing with using a bike rim as a multi rotor frame.
I was surprised at how well it worked, and I invite any of you out there to confirm what I have found.
This is the way…DiscussionFlat multi format frame... a bike rim2 LikesForrest FrantzMemberForrest Frantz6 LikesBuild Your Own Copter--Part IVCarbon tubes are the only way to go, right?
For those that like a simple build, maybe. But for those hoping to make large frames really stiff, then there are better ways. In this issue, we explor…DiscussionBuild Your Own Copter--Part IV2 LikesBuild Your Own Copter--Part V (1.5 hour Vide…The purpose of this posting will be to document the building of a video capable low vibration quad with FPV/OSD that flies for 1.5 hours.
- flight path range > 15 km (2km radius)
- max speed >…DiscussionBuild Your Own Copter--Part V (1.5 hour Vide…8 Likes
Andrew AdamsMemberAndrew Adams1 LikeDrive Stepper Motor via RCI am trying to figure out a way to drive stepper motors via my RC Rx. I have been looking at Pololu stepper motor drivers but have gotten nowhere. Has anyone done this before? I just need a place to…DiscussionDrive Stepper Motor via RC1 Likeariel seidmanMemberariel seidman1 LikeHivePort -- airports for drones so we can fl…I'm working on a project called HivePort and would love your feedback.
What is HivePort?
HivePorts (or Hives for short) are little airports for drones where you can safely land your drone. You can…DiscussionHivePort -- airports for drones so we can fl…1 LikeMax StaplesMemberMax Staples1 Like