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More H3-3D in action

More H3-3D in action

Quadcopters, a UK retailer in Lancashire have uploaded footage of the H3-3D staying stable under a lot of yaw movement.  Footage from the H3-3D is promised tomorrow.

Multicopter mistaken for UFO and reported in local UK newspaper

Multicopter mistaken for UFO and reported in local UK newspaper

A multicopter enthusiast whilst doing a test flight at night, has had his LED lit copter mistaken for a UFO according to an article in the local newspaper. Don’t panic folks the aliens are not coming… The article can be read here: http://www.pendletoday.co.uk/news/strange-but-true/can-you-help-solve-mystery-of-colne-ellipse-1-5886189  

BBC on Drones making oil rigs and pylons safer

The BBC has reported about how Drones (tsk! – we don’t like that word) are helping to keep people safer whilst performing inspections at wind farms and oil rigs in Scotland. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-23130820

Sky News on foiled RC bomb plot in Europe

Sky News has today reported that an RC (Radio Controlled) model bomb plot has been foiled in Europe: http://news.sky.com/story/1108103/remote-control-model-plane-attack-foiled such negative stories about the use of RC models are always a concern especially in the UK where knee jerk legislation is an ongoing risk. There is a fair degree of ignorance about the potential risks of RC flying and the limitations any model has.  Recently the Executive Chairman of Google, Eric Schmidt attacked personal UAV use, but given Google has a business […]