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AC 91-57 Cancelled in Error

AC 91-57 Cancelled in Error
Last Friday, Aug 10th, it was announced that FAA Advisory Circular 91-57, “Model Aircraft Operating Standards”, published in 1981 was cancelled.  This obviously caught the aeromodeling and sUAS community by surprise and left a lot of unanswered questions. In a communication earlier today…

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Quadcopter stops Serbia v Albania football match

Quadcopter stops Serbia v Albania football match
Thirty four minutes into this evenings UEFA European Championship qualifying match between Serbia and Albania an Albanian flag was dropped onto the pitch. Looks like a DJI Phantom in the vine I have seen. The match had already been stopped for flares being…

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CASA investigates The Block Glasshouse host Scott Cam for ‘flying drone without a licence’

CASA investigates The Block Glasshouse host Scott Cam for ‘flying drone without a licence’
Australia’s top air safety regulator is investigating the filming of Sunday night’s finale episode of The Block Glasshouse after Gold Logie winner Scott Cam was shown operating a large camera drone. The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) was tipped off by a…

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UAV 270-m "RTL" Success

I did not plan on testing "RTL" this flight however when I swamped my RC TX it worked flawlessly, now time switch up the video TX. A lopass filter was used however I assume it is the culprit. The wind picked up to 15-20 knots right before this flight and I called it a day. Looking forward to getting this back up in the air after the weather system moves through. To cover all the bases I will test a UHF RC Tx also.

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Atlanta Hobby Unveils Revolutionary New Vortex Multi-Rotor UAV

Atlanta Hobby Unveils Revolutionary New Vortex Multi-Rotor UAV
Atlanta Hobby launched the Vortex, one of the world’s most advanced hexacopters, this week. Designed and built in America through an innovative partnership with MN Aerospace, the Vortex offers best-in-class flight times, unprecedented performance, and a unique color customization system…

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