Drones Garage - Channel 9
By Microsoft
About this podcast
The Drones Garage Show is an exploration into the world of drones. In each show, Guada and Jacob will cover the latest in aerial photography, First Person View racing, programming your drone, and developing for drones. Do you have an idea for a show? Let us know via #DronesGarage The Drones Garage is a chapter of the Microsoft Garage.

Episodes (Total: 22 / Page: 1)
Sept. 8, 2017 · 00:22:02
In this episode, chapter lead Jacob is back with Erik Petersen and joined by our special guest Jason Schappert from RemotePilot101.com.  We talk what it takes to get your UAS certification from the FAA and what things to look for when you are studying for the test.Take some time to check out RemotePilot101.com as a great resource for you to use to study for your test now and in the future as you take your re certification test.  Contact Us:Via #DronesGarageFollow @Go4itYodaFollow @epweet
July 29, 2017 · 00:30:18
In this episode, chapter lead Jacob is joined by Erik Petersen who is a Microsoft Software Engineer that is also a pilot that is deeply active in the aerospace community.  We talk about rules and things you need to know before you fly and places you can go to help you get that information.    The Facebook group Erik helps admin to help folks with Part 107 or 333 exemptions (the pinned doc is a goldmine):                          https://www.facebook.com/groups/faapart107/PNW Drone Squad Group:                          https://www.facebook.com/groups/777298572359447/Where to fly (FAA):                           https://www.faa.gov/uas/where_to_fly/Deleting your registration and applying for a $5 refund:                           https://www.faa.gov/uas/getting_started/registration_deletion/Where to find notices, e.g. GPS interference testing:                           https://www.faasafety.gov/SPANS/notices_public.aspxWashington State Parks and drones:                           http://parks.state.wa.us/209/Filming-Photography-Permits                           http://apps.leg.wa.gov/wac/default.aspx?cite=352-32-130                           http://parks.state.wa.us/DocumentCenter/View/9380Various city ordinances:                           http://mrsc.org/Home/Explore-Topics/Legal/Regulation/Nuisances-Regulation-and-Abatement/Dangerous-Activities-or-Conditions.aspxOnline charts and plotting:                           https://skyvector.com/Complete guide to the Taylor v Faa lawsuit and ruling:                           https://jrupprechtlaw.com/drone-registration-lawsuitMy favorite online instructor (and all around nice guy), Jason Schappert. You might know him from Flying Wild Alaska, he was Arial's instructor. Here is his part 107 course:                           https://remotepilot101.com/  Contact Us:Via #DronesGarageFollow @Go4itYodaFollow @epweet
June 2, 2017 · 00:14:46
In this episode, chapter lead Jacob is joined by Peter Provost who is a Microsoft PM that is also a MultiGP chapter organizer in Colorado.   Contact Us:Via #DronesGarageFollow @Go4itYoda
May 26, 2017 · 00:15:09
In this episode, chapter lead Jacob is joined by Bob as he walks through the process for upgrading a RaceFlight quadcopter. We even hover it in the studio. :) Contact Us:Via #DronesGarageFollow @Go4itYoda
April 4, 2017 · 00:21:29
In this episode, chapter lead Jacob is joined by Larry the lead for the Channel 9 and we talk about how the Mavic drone has changed the way they use drones as part of filming at Channel 9. Contact Us:Via #DronesGarageFollow @Go4itYoda
March 27, 2017 · 00:28:02
In this episode, chapter lead Jacob is joined by Pete from DroneSquad to talk about the RaceTracker and how it integrates with Drones Squad.Links: DroneSquad Contact Us:Via #DronesGarageFollow @Go4itYoda
March 13, 2017 · 00:19:54
In this episode, chapter lead Jacob is joined by Ashish and Shital from MS Research to talk about AirSim.Links: AirSim Contact Us:Via #DronesGarageFollow @Go4itYoda
Jan. 31, 2017 · 00:40:06
In this episode, chapter lead Jacob is joined by Wai and Elvan the hosts of the FPV Podcast.  Links: The guys at the FPV Podcast have some giveaways going on and and event you should all know about.  Go check them out:The AnnoucementYouTube - youtu.be/E0Jnc9Nl84UInstagram - www.instagram.com/p/BP6YA3UBsry/Facebook -www.facebook.com/groups/fpvpodcast/ Contact Us:Via #DronesGarageFollow @Go4itYoda
Jan. 24, 2017 · 00:25:21
The Drones Garage team had the awesome opportunity to go to GE2.live and do coverage for the drone racing event and this show is Day 2.  More coverage and interviews with Pilots and Vendors that were at the event.GE2.live was held at the WAMU theater in Seattle, WA.  It wasn't just drones but so much more.  Go check out the site and prepare to be there next year.  The Drones Garage Show, a showcase produced by the Drones Chapter of the Microsoft Garage. Our goal is to create a community of people excited about drones and their possibilities. We will explore many aspects of working with drones including FPV racing, aerial photography, and programming. Contact Us:Via #DronesGarageFollow @Go4itYoda
Jan. 17, 2017 · 01:04:43
The Drones Garage team had the awesome opportunity to go to GE2.live and do coverage for the drone racing event and this show is Day 1.  Rory and Nanda did the hosting work for me on day one and I want to thank them so much for that.  Massive amount of interviews from pilots that were at the event.  GE2.live was held at the WAMU theater in Seattle, WA.  It wasn't just drones but so much more.  Go check out the site and prepare to be there next year.  The Drones Garage Show, a showcase produced by the Drones Chapter of the Microsoft Garage. Our goal is to create a community of people excited about drones and their possibilities. We will explore many aspects of working with drones including FPV racing, aerial photography, and programming. Contact Us:Via #DronesGarageFollow @Go4itYoda
Dec. 15, 2016 · 00:21:43
Guada Casuso is joined with Bahram on the show to talk about hacking the AR Parrot drone.In this session, Bahram walks Guada through how to hack the AR Parrot by pushing commands to it from code.  References:Node Copternode-ar-drone repoardrone-wpa repoFAA Certification: Starting this year, the FAA (https://www.faa.gov/) is requiring UAVs Remote Pilots to get certified: https://www.faa.gov/uas/getting_started/fly_for_work_business/becoming_a_pilot/Exams need to be taken at any of the certified test centers https://3dr.com/faa/drone-test-centers/  and you will have 2 hours to answer 63 / 65 questions. You need 70% of them correctly answered to approval.You have several resources to prepare in the FAA site and we also recommend you to check it out: 3DR Site - FAA Part 107 - Remote Drone Pilot License Resourceshttps://3dr.com/faa/Questions to practice the tests:https://3dr.com/faa/drone-practice-tests/You will notice that questions are around Regulation, Weather, Aerial Space and Common Sense JWeather – Metar and TAFhttps://www.aviationweather.gov/metarAfter you complete the exam you need to register in the IACRA site and follow the last steps for the process.   Mainly filling an application for the Remote Pilot License.If all is good, after they approve you will be a UAS Certified Pilot. Good Luck!The Drones Garage Show, a showcase produced by the Drones Chapter of the Microsoft Garage. Our goal is to create a community of people excited about drones and their possibilities. We will explore many aspects of working with drones including FPV racing, aerial photography, and programming. Contact Us:Via #DronesGarageFollow @Go4itYodaFollow @guadacasusoFollow @BAHRAwesoMe
Nov. 10, 2016 · 00:24:08
IGuada Casuso is back with Divya on the show to talk about development on the Parrot platform. In this session, we have talked about the drone platform Parrot, the various drones that Parrot offers and how to start programming for a Parrot drone for Android.All the information that is provided in the video about the various Parrot drones can be found at:https://www.parrot.com/us/Drones#decouvrez-notre-gamme-The site provides detailed description of all the Parrot drone categories and can help you decide which drone is the best for your requirement. Programming for Android:Parrot is open source and is a part of Dronecode, the open-source community for drone developers. A good starting point for people who want to develop applications for Parrot will be the Parrot For Developers site ( http://developer.parrot.com/ ). Clicking on the "Start Coding" button at the end of the page will navigate you to the Parrot SDK information page (http://developer.parrot.com/docs/SDK3/). This page will walk you through the setup required and steps to use the SDKs for both iOS and Android.The samples from the Parrot SDKs provided by Parrot are at their GitHub repository (https://github.com/Parrot-Developers/Samples).You will need:Git set up on your system to clone the repository (Instructions at: https://git-scm.com/book/en/v2/Getting-Started-Installing-Git)Android Studio (https://developer.android.com/studio/index.html)Detailed instructions for cloning and using the repository are provided at http://developer.parrot.com/docs/SDK3/#use-samples The Drones Garage Show, a showcase produced by the Drones Chapter of the Microsoft Garage. Our goal is to create a community of people excited about drones and their possibilities. We will explore many aspects of working with drones including FPV racing, aerial photography, and programming. Contact Us:Via #DronesGarageFollow @Go4itYodaFollow @guadacasusoFollow @divya2504
Nov. 4, 2016 · 00:16:37
In this episode, chapter leads Jacob  and Bob are joined by Joshua Bardwell and Ron Scofield in a short round table talk as we close out the Rush 4 build.Thanks to Quadrysteria for the donation of the Rush 4 kit!Contact Us:Via #DronesGarageFollow @Go4itYodaFollow @neurot1cal
Nov. 2, 2016 · 00:21:26
In this episode, chapter lead Jacob is joined by Joshua Bardwell to talk about blackbox 101 and how to get started.Links:BetaFlight Blackbox ExplorerThanks to Quadrysteria for the donation of the Rush 4 kit!Contact Us:Via #DronesGarageFollow @Go4itYoda
Oct. 26, 2016 · 00:41:33
In this episode, Guada and Jacob talk about how to connect your UAV to Azure Services.The Drones Garage Show, a showcase produced by the Drones Chapter of the Microsoft Garage. Our goal is to create a community of people excited about drones and their possibilities. We will explore many aspects of working with drones including FPV racing, aerial photography, and programming. Contact Us:Via #DronesGarageFollow @Go4itYodaFollow @guadacasuso
Oct. 21, 2016 · 01:14:15
In this episode, chapter lead Jacob is joined by Joshua Bardwell as they go over everything you should check before you fly your new quad copter.Links:BetaflightBLHeliSuiteThanks to Quadrysteria for the donation of the Rush 4 kit!Contact Us:Via #DronesGarageFollow @Go4itYoda
Oct. 13, 2016 · 00:36:25
In this episode, chapter lead Jacob is joined by Golnaz as they takes you through how to wire up the FPV gear, final assembly and a hover (maybe).Thanks to Quadrysteria for the donation of the Rush 4 kit!Contact Us:Via #DronesGarageThe Drones Garage Show, a showcase produced by the Drones Chapter of the Microsoft Garage. Our goal is to create a community of people excited about drones and their possibilities. We will explore many aspects of working with drones including FPV racing, aerial photography, and programming. 
Oct. 11, 2016 · 00:45:56
In this episode, chapter lead Jacob is joined by Golnaz as they takes you through how to wire up the Flight Controller on the Rush 4.Thanks to Quadrysteria for the donation of the Rush 4 kit!Contact Us:Via #DronesGarageFollow @Go4itYodaThe Drones Garage Show, a showcase produced by the Drones Chapter of the Microsoft Garage. Our goal is to create a community of people excited about drones and their possibilities. We will explore many aspects of working with drones including FPV racing, aerial photography, and programming. 
Sept. 29, 2016 · 00:24:30
In this episode, chapter lead Jacob Orchard takes you through how to install the motors and electronic speed controllers (ESCs) to the Power Distribution Board (PDB).  Thanks to Quadrysteria for the donation of the Rush 4 kit!Contact Us:Via #DronesGarageFollow @Go4itYodaThe Drones Garage Show, a showcase produced by the Drones Chapter of the Microsoft Garage. Our goal is to create a community of people excited about drones and their possibilities. We will explore many aspects of working with drones including FPV racing, aerial photography, and programming. 
Sept. 23, 2016 · 00:22:07
In this episode, Guada Casuso has Divya on the show to talk about getting started with coding for drones.  Discussing the main players in the market and how to get up and going with a project on the DJI platform.The Drones Garage Show, a showcase produced by the Drones Chapter of the Microsoft Garage. Our goal is to create a community of people excited about drones and their possibilities. We will explore many aspects of working with drones including FPV racing, aerial photography, and programming. 
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