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May 04, 2017

AMA Drone Report 05.04.17: DRL Races at Fitchburg, UAS Facility Maps, Sane Drone City?

Also: Karma Reintroduction, Dumb Drone Trix, Crowdfunding Issues, Hangar 360-Degree Drone Photos

Fitchburg, Massachusetts was selected by the Drone Racing League as the official New England site of one of its six 2017 Allianz World Championship races that culminate in a winner-take-all World Championship event. “It’s very exciting that Fitchburg was selected by DRL to host their 2017 drone racing series”, said Mayor Stephen DiNatale. The FAA has published more than 200 facility maps to streamline the commercial drone authorization process. The maps depict areas and altitudes near airports where UAS may operate safely. But drone operators still need FAA authorization to fly in those areas. The maps will help drone operators improve the quality of their Part 107

Airborne 05.04.17: SpaceShipTwo Update, DJI Spark?, Erickson Leaves Ch11

Also: Lego Saturn V, AUVSI-XPO 2017 Live, EAA/Daher, SLS Mission Slip, Customs v Sheen, Boeing v Bombardier, Astro Retirement

VSS Unity, the sub-orbital spacecraft that Virgin Galactic hopes will one day carry tourists to the fringe of space, reached a major milestone Monday with the successful completion of its first feather flight. Virgin Galactic posted on its blog that the feather system was tested extensively on the ground before the flight test was conducted. "Full analysis of the data from today’s flight will, as always, take time; but initial reports from the pilots and from mission control are extremely encouraging," the company said in the post. DJI will be holding an event in New York City on May 24th, and there is a lot of speculation that it is to un





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