THE SNAKE OIL OF THE CUAS INDUSTRY

First and foremost, there are exceptionally capable counter-UAS solutions available from developers and manufacturers with great integrity. This article is not about them. This is about the “jump on the bandwagon to capture bucks by [...]

NOTAMs, Authorizations, and Waivers (O My!)

Recent experiences around the country indicate that there are pilots in the UAS industry that may not fully understand the unique differences between Authorizations, Waivers, and NOTAMs. The point of this article is to express [...]

By | July 3rd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|2 Comments

Sundance Media Group’s newest educational tool – Podcasts!

Every year, Sundance Media Group sits with it's employees and takes a moment to debrief the past year.  What's worked, what challenges we've faced, and what we'd like to see implemented in the days/months/years to [...]

By | July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Audio, Post-Production, Production, sUAS, Technology, Training, Video|Comments Off on Sundance Media Group’s newest educational tool – Podcasts!

AC 107-2 Maintenance, Batteries, and Logging

Maintenance of any aircraft system is a basic requirement, and UAS are no different. All too frequently, UAS operators/pilots arrive on scene, take a drone out of its case (assuming the aircraft lives in a [...]

By | March 20th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on AC 107-2 Maintenance, Batteries, and Logging

Downloading Telemetry Logs from Yuneec H520 Aircraft

Retrieving Telemetry Logs from Yuneec ST16S and H520 ST16S 1. Power on ST16S 2. Insert micro USB cable into ST16S USB FRONT port 3. Insert USB cable into computer port 4. Open File Explorer 5. [...]

By | January 8th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Downloading Telemetry Logs from Yuneec H520 Aircraft

Update? Calibrate!

Software and firmware run the world of UAS, and some developer/manufacturers offer/require frequent updates. Updates are a component of the maintenance process for any UAS and should be manually checked at minimum, every 30 days. [...]