First time following the FAA guidelines for ATC. Just had my first experience dealing with an Air Traffic Controller over use of a drone within 5 miles of an airport. The ATC was very busy, but very professional and polite. He wanted to know where I was flying, and rather than the 400' that is generally considered our "ceiling", he asked me to stay below 200'. He also asked for a cell phone number of my spotter so that he could ask us to get the drone down if needed. Finally, he…
While in Las Vegas for the Unmanned Systems Expo, I dropped my drone off at DronesPlus for repair. Within 3 days, they had my drone all fixed up, and it was under warranty so didn't cost me a dime! This is one of the few DJI-certified repair facilities, so if you have a Phantom that is not working very well, I'd highly recommend this place.
Local Carlsbad patent attorney Eric Hanscom was recently one of five drone videos selected as winners in a recent DJI contest.
I just spoke with the USPTO examiner and our trademark applications for "Drone Zone" and "Dridiot of the Month" have been approved.