Navigating Airspace with UASidekick

Navigating Airspace with UASidekick

The FAA’s new system for managing low-altitude airspace had a big expansion today—the LAANC system is now handing out authorizations for recreational pilots. This gives U.S. pilots back a lot of the airspace that was lost back in May. While there are a few areas...
LAANC Now Open for Recreational Flights

LAANC Now Open for Recreational Flights

Flying in the United States has been a complicated affair, but today, things got a lot easier. The FAA and industry partners have opened up the LAANC system for hobbyists. This system allows pilots to get authorization for flying in controlled airspace, which is quite...
FAA to expand LAANC on July 23

FAA to expand LAANC on July 23

Back in May, the FAA wiped a lot of airspace for modelers right off the map. Though heavy-handed, this was a temporary measure. Later this month, the FAA plans to open LAANC for recreational flights—giving us back much of the airspace we lost, under a different...
SabotageRC Dingo5 Review and Build Log

SabotageRC Dingo5 Review and Build Log

The Dingo is a no-frills freestyle frame from SabotageRC. It’s not flashy, complicated, or even highly innovative—but we think this frame is still worth a look, especially for the builder on a budget. SabotageRC sent us the Dingo5 for review. The Dingo uses a...
Choosing a Freestyle Frame

Choosing a Freestyle Frame

Freestyle vs. Racing What distinguishes a freestyle frame? Anything that isn’t specifically designed for racing is often considered a freestyle frame. Race frames are designed for pure performance at the expense of almost everything else: light weight and...
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