Modern Flight, a Tutorial in Flying a Drone

On Christmas morning it took 22-minutes of unwrapping presents from my family in order to receive my mini-first person drone called Tello. Tello is small, small enough to fit in the palm of my hand (albeit I’ve a pretty large palm). From the first flight on top of our bed, to the moment I wrapped…

Please Do Not FLY Your Drone in the Park

Sitting at Chez Francois awaiting what will be our next awesome breakfast meal, I’m catching up on some light literature by reading the Parks Canada website surrounding the use of an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) also known as drone. Yesterday, after our exploration of the Lake Minnewanka trail system, I pulled over near this amazingly…

Six Weeks of Summer Enjoyment as a UAV Pilot

It started with purchasing a micro-airplane in June of 2017, when I casually entered the RC shop known as Great Hobbies on the Southside of Edmonton. It was one of those RTF (Ready to fly) $150.00 planes on sale for $79.95 because the model was being discontinued. The best part of RTF airplanes is they…