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Part 107 and Skydio 2 Giveaway from DroneXL and Drone U

Part 107 And Skydio 2 Giveaway From Dronexl And Drone U

Another giveaway! We’re giving away 20 Part 107 online courses and one Skydio 2 drone! Become an FAA-recognized ‘Pilot in Command’ in 2021 by participating in our Part 107 and Skydio 2 Giveaway. DroneXL partnered with Drone U to giveaway 20 Part 107 online courses for one month each and one Skydio 2 drone to sweeten the deal! Congratulations to the following winners: je79…...

Skydio 2’s amazing obstacle avoidance or dumb luck?

Skydio'S Amazing Obstacle Avoidance Or Dumb Luck?

Check out this video on Youtube from Brandonee916 where he uses the autonomously flying Skydio 2 to film a Tesla Model 3 in full self-driving mode Beta on public roads in the Nevada desert. At one point in the video, we can see the Skydio 2 flying right in between two power lines or telephone wires crossing the road. Is that the drone’s amazing obstacle avoidance or just dumb luck?

Skydio over-sells, under-delivers and couldn’t care less about FAA rules

Skydio Over-Sells, Under-Delivers And Couldn’t Care Less About Faa Rules

In response to my previous article in which I said Part 107 pilots beware, Skydio is NOT your friend, Skydio’s Chief Marketing Officer, Alberto Farronato, argues that Autonomy is the new opportunity for Part 107 drone operators. Unfortunately, nothing could be further from the truth. Ask any Uber driver how they view their future employment in light of the advance of self-driving cars. If...