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Connex Mini Wireless HD Downlink Review

  • February 22, 2016
  • News

[embedded content]We love using our Amimon Connex system, whether it’s on our aerial rigs or on the ground for gimbal operation and film set monitoring. Now we have the Connex Mini, which is essentially the size and specs of the…

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Tattu Plus Battery Review

  • January 4, 2016
  • News

[embedded content] Tattu batteries are specifically designed for use with multi-rotors, and have gained a reputation for being some of the best and most reliable UAV batteries on the market. We use the standard Tattu batteries on our heavy lifters…

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Alleged Crash Between an Airplane and a Drone

  • November 8, 2015
  • News

It was reported that on Thursday morning a drone and a 1960’s Cessna 172 collided in the air over Costa Rica. It is alleged that the Cessna hit the drone with its right wing strut. This is NOT the wing but the strut supporting…

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Don’t Drink and Drone

  • October 28, 2015
  • News

Since the holidays are coming up, I thought I should write a short blog post to educate individuals on one of the lesser known regulations regarding flying drones and drinking. This blog post is going to address only those individuals operating commercially…

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The Problems with Mandatory Drone Registration

  • October 16, 2015
  • News

[Oklahoma City,] we have a problem. The DOT’s Announcement Can Be Viewed Here. The FAA’s request for comments is here. The underlying FAA report of drone sightings is located here. The Academy of Model Aeronautics responded to the report with an…

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What Does a 2nd AC Do?

  • September 8, 2015
  • News

When people ask me what I do for work, I tell them I’m usually working as a Multirotor Safety Officer or a 2nd AC. As you can guess, that typically doesn’t help them much. What in the world is a…

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Overcranking Versus Undercranking

  • August 14, 2015
  • News

[embedded content]In this video, there are examples of “overcranking” in this comedy bit we did with Jamie Costa. You may have heard the terms “overcranking” and “undercranking” before in relation to frame rate. But what do these terms mean and…

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