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Daniel McKinnon
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About Me:
I am VP Product at 3DR and lead product management, product marketing, and design. My personal homepage can be found at www.ddmckinnon.com.
Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest
From trapping vultures with UAVs in the Gobi Desert to co-founding Agribotix with my dear father to building the enterprise product group at 3DR, I have a passion for all things drones.
Boulder, CO

Daniel McKinnon's Blog

Becoming a Land Surveyor-in-Training in three easy steps: How to actually make drone data valuable

Posted on June 21, 2017 at 7:30am 2 Comments

I recently wrote a little post designed to help those coming from a drone background pass the Fundamentals of Surveying exam, which I believe is an essential step to actually getting value out of drone data. Let me know what you think. Agree?…


Sharing drone data in Mapbox for fun and profit

Posted on November 13, 2016 at 10:30pm 2 Comments

I banged my head against a while for a while learning to share drone data in Mapbox and, now that I've got everything figured out, think it is a lot of fun and I thought I would share lessons learned on DIYD. Unfortunately, running JavaScript from within a blog post is non-starter, so you will have to…


Navigating the byzantine FAA Part 107 exam registration process

Posted on August 22, 2016 at 2:00pm 21 Comments

As always, this post is mirrored over on my website with the rest of my musings on drones at http://www.ddmckinnon.com/category/drones/

I am as excited as anyone in the commercial drone field for the passage of Part 107 and the relaxing of the currently extremely restrictive…


Idiot's Guide to DroneKit Android: Reskinning Tower for Fun and Profit

Posted on January 18, 2016 at 8:02pm 12 Comments

I had so much fun playing around with DroneKit Python over the last month or so, that I thought I would try my hand at DroneKit Android. Specifically, I was interested in building a customized version of Tower. As always, this blog post is cross posted on my blog with a little nicer formatting …


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