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DRONE SIG RESOURCES

  • Greg's very cool Drone comparison worksheet: Link
  • Pierce County Drone program video. Link
  • Recap from InterDrone Conference Las Vegas, 2019. Link
  • Pierce County RPAS (Remotely Piloted Aircart System) Program Link
  • AerialMetric Site to get elevation data Link 
  • USGS National Map - Another source for elevation data Link

Airspace Planning Links

News Collected from June 2020 Meeting


Industry Articles and Links from November 2020 Meeting.

  • Remote ID preview from “public” test (from public records request): 
https://beta.regulations.gov/document/FAA-2019-1100-53261
  • Related demo of UTM tech solutions (showcase of some possiblilities being tested): 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c51Dgq1e3Mw&feature=emb_logo
  • Most detailed Mini 2 review

https://www.dcrainmaker.com/2020/11/dji-mini-2-drone-depth-review.html

  • Records retention- (new state guidance documents)

https://www.sos.wa.gov/archives/recordsmanagement/managing-drone-records.aspx

  • Parrot is now out of the consumer market

https://dronexl.co/2020/07/24/henri-seydoux-declares-end-of-parrots-consumer-drones/

  • 3D scan with obstacle avoidance promises to aid bridge work (Skydio)

https://medium.com/skydio/drone-autonomy-for-bridge-inspection-the-newest-tool-on-the-inspectors-belt-68be85065b13

  • Better positioning for future drones (decimeter without RTK/PPK)

https://www.suasnews.com/2020/08/new-gnss-products-with-unique-built-in-corrections/?utm_source=DroneNewsDailyEmailMore&mc_cid=d67687712d&mc_eid=d22ec97035

  • How big is that prop?  Chart height vs total height

https://www.uasvision.com/2020/09/23/drone-crashes-into-wind-turbine-near-bristol/

  • Using drones as work lights

https://www.uasvision.com/2020/09/24/drones-to-light-up-dark-accident-sites-in-uae/

Current FAA Topics

  • LAANC expansion (Tacoma Narrows Active)

https://www.uasvision.com/2020/09/29/faa-expands-drone-access-to-controlled-airspaces/

  • Type certification just began

https://www.uasvision.com/2020/09/22/faa-publishes-rule-on-type-certification-of-certain-uas/

  • Hardware purchase list to ponder (This list focuses on current models and I plan to keep this updated into the future with new models and software updates.  Greg L)

https://publish.smartsheet.com/785e497c99254d9ea2d1f2a2e7085bb6


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