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Number of drone registrations with FAA plummets

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Number Of Drone Registrations With Faa Plummets

The number of drone registrations with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has plummeted by tens of percent since the beginning of 2021. The number of registered drones used commercially by Part 107 operators fell by 27%, while the number of registered recreational drones fell by no less than 60%.

Part 107 and Skydio 2 Giveaway from DroneXL and Drone U

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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?

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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?

FAA fines Philadelphia drone pilot and Youtuber $184,500

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Faa Fines Philadelphia Drone Pilot And Youtuber $184,500

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has fined drone pilot Mikey from Philadelphia, better known as Youtube comedian PhillydroneLife, for $184,500 $182,004 in proposed civil penalties for the drone videos he live-streamed to Youtube. Yes, you read that correctly, $182,004 in fines. Update: An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated that the fines added up to $184,500. The exact...