A new study shows that video game players could make better drone pilots than general aviation pilots. [Read more…]
Interested in venturing into the drone arena? Jess Miller recently wrote a detailed 7,000-word guide on how to fly a drone that is packed with tips and advice.
It begins: “If you’ve got a drone and you don’t know how to fly it yet, don’t despair – flying a drone isn’t rocket science. It’s not exactly a walk in the park, either.
“With a little bit of determination and practice, you’ll soon get the hang of flying your drone.”
Check out the full post to read about everything from a preflight, to where to fly, to drone racing.
The VA001, an unmanned aircraft that looks like a glider but is powered by a diesel engine, successfully flew for 55 hours, 56 minutess non-stop and without re-fueling on Dec. 2, 2016. [Read more…]
Aviation International News is reporting that the FAA is complying with a recent appellate court ruling, offering to delete the registration information it collected from recreational drone users and return the $5 fee at their request.
On July 3, the agency made available a “registration deletion and self-certification” form that registrants must complete and mail to the FAA Civil Aviation Registry in Oklahoma City.
Read the full report here.