Flying, Photography, and other Geek Pursuits - Christopher Schmidt

Hawk Attack

Hawk attack in Cambridge, MA. Oct 8, 2014

Recent Creations

Blog Post: Response to FAA Policy Document

Response to FAA policy document, a blog post detailing my response to their stated new policies around UAV prosecution.
This entire policy is based on a mistaken notion that the “the FAA has considered model aircraft to be aircraft that fall within the statutory and regulatory definitions of an aircraft”; the definition that the FAA uses ... is so broad as to describe everything from a commercial jetliner to a paper airplane
June 25th, 2014

One Minute Onboard

One minute clips of flying the quadcopter (mostly) around Cambridge, MA including flying over the MIT dome, along the Charles River, and at the Arnold Arboretum. Unedited shots, showing the raw footage you get from the quadcopter. May 15th-22nd, 2014

On Technology

Blog Post: Is that a Drone?

... Of course, with any new technology, there are a set of FAQs that you should expect. The Quad is no exception.
Information about my quadcopter, including an FAQ. Includes answers to the most common questions I get; these later got turned into a business card I printed for myself to bring with when I go flying. Apr 24th, 2014

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