Academy Of Model Aeronautics (AMA)

Academy Of Model Aeronautics (AMA)

Now Offering 107 Remote Pilot Test Preparation Through UAV Ground School (ATLANTA, GA) — The Academy of Model Aeronautics serves as the nation’s collective voice for approximately 195,000 modelers in 2,400 clubs in the US and Puerto Rico. Recently appointed to the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Drone Advisory Committee (DAC), the AMA is the only community-based organization acknowledged by the FAA. AMA members have a strong safety record due to […]

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Got a drone problem?

Got a drone problem?

Article Source: Quartz About as long as hobbyist drones have been popular, there have been people who want to knock them out of the sky. Maybe the drones were flown over brush fires , disrupting fire fighting efforts. Others are sometimes flown near airports , causing alarm and, occasionally, grounding flights. In a truly scary turn, ISIS militants have even used drones to carry small bombs. Even though most drone […]

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Google’s Parent Alphabet Loses Project

Google’s Parent Alphabet Loses Project

Dave Vos helped Alphabet build relationships with Federal Aviation Administration. Article Source: Fortune A top executive leading a push by Google’s parent company to deliver packages by drone is leaving. Dave Vos, who was the head of Alphabet’s Project Wing experimental drone delivery program (overseen by the X research arm), has stepped down. “Dave has helped to build a strong foundation of aviation culture on the team, and brought Project […]

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Golden Phantom 4, The Casey Neistat edition

Golden Phantom 4, The Casey Neistat edition

Very very clever marketing from Drones Direct in the UK, for a mere UKP 19999.97 ($24,391) you can own your own gold plated drone. Excellent Friday fodder may it bring floods of folks to your web store. Fly in First Class with the Rolls Royce of the drone world – the DJI Phantom 4: Gold Edition. Nestle in the lap of luxury with this beautifully crafted drone, exclusively from Drones […]

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