new FAA sUAS/drone/RC regs “proposal” released today

Regulations will facilitate integration of small UAS into U.S. aviation system WASHINGTON – The Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration today proposed a framework of regulations that would allow routine use of certain small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in today’s aviation system, while maintaining flexibility to accommodate future technological innovations. The FAA proposal offers safety…

Dji Phantom 2 V2 with Flysight FPV add on

Took a break from the Trex helicopter build to put this simple system together for a friend. Its his first radio controlled toy and first quadcopter so it had to be simple. The build went together smooth and easy, and it flies really great. Took it out over a quarter mile and still had a…

TREX 450 Pro APM/FPV build update 1

Completed a few items from the list today! DONE:-solder new  wiring plug on 1258Mhz video transmitter, I hate DF13 connectors! They are too fragile. Replacing with two JST connectors DONE:-mount 1258Mhz video transmitter, but still need a zip tie to double secure. DONE:-mount FPV camera DONE:-mount “minimosd extra” HUD video overlay (already programmed, procedure here),…