The end of the beginning

The end of the beginning

This is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning. Winston Churchill Not often I get to put a Winston quote in but I feel the end of an era is coming. In many ways its a good thing and about time too. Farewell Cowboy drone flying. (perhaps) 3DR and DJI are rushing to tell us all […]

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Prize to Stop Unauthorized UAS

Prize to Stop Unauthorized UAS

$100,000 Prize to Stop Unauthorized UAS The use of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), known also as drones, within the United States is growing quickly as costs drop and interest rises. Government, industry, and hobbyists are finding many ways to use these small aircraft. However, we’re also seeing unauthorised uses—resulting in drones that potentially threaten the safety of aircraft in the national airspace and create security concerns by operating near […]

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Drone fly aways, who pays?

Drone fly aways, who pays?

Screen Shot 2015-11-17 at 9.40.34 AM Investigators: Drone fly aways, who pays? (KMSP) – Drones are expected to be on a lot of gift lists this Christmas. But even if you have no interest in getting one, eventually they will be a part of your life. That can be a good thing and a bad thing. Consumers will buy nearly 700,000 thousand this year, zooming past last year’s numbers by […]

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