When people ask me what I do for work, I tell them I’m usually working as a Multirotor Safety Officer or a 2nd AC. As you can guess, that typically doesn’t help them much. What in the world is a 2nd AC? What Does 2nd AC Mean? For most people, deconstructing the term “2nd AC” […]

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Protocol can be tricky. Maybe you’ve been checking out drone footage online and think it’s awesome, but wouldn’t know what to do if you saw one out in real life. Perhaps you’ve seen people flying them but didn’t know if it was appropriate to approach them. Or maybe you’re about to work with an aerial […]

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What is a multi rotor Safety Officer? What do they do? These are the questions I’m answering in my series “The Multi Rotor Safety Officer.” You can read part 1, 2, or 3 if you need to catch up, but otherwise let’s finish up. Charging Batteries Batteries are the lifeblood of a multi rotor. They’re […]

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So you just got a brand new lens and you’re stoked to get out and shoot with it. But wait! You know it’s wise to keep your lens protected at all times with a UV filter! So you just get whatever cheapest filter you can find and throw it on, right? Well, not so fast. […]

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What is a multi rotor Safety Officer? What do they do? These are the questions I’m answering in my series “The Multi Rotor Safety Officer.” You can read part 1 or part 2 if you need to catch up, but otherwise let’s start with… Maintaining the Ship Ship maintenance is foremost the Pilot’s job, but […]

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The Removu R1 is exactly what its name implies: a remote and a viewer for your GoPro. A fairly new addition to the market of third-party GoPro accessories, it sets out to improve upon the idea of wireless control and monitoring that GoPro provides with its smartphone app. Because it transmits through the onboard wifi […]

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What is a multi rotor Safety Officer? What do they do? These are the questions I’m answering in my series “The Multi Rotor Safety Officer.” You can read part 1 if you need to catch up, or just jump in! Today’s post is about… Assessing the Location Upon arrival at a new location, a good […]

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“What is a Safety Officer?” I hear that question a lot. No, I’m not on security at your local mall. My job is way cooler (sorry, mall cops). As a multi rotor Safety Officer, I’m charged with maintaining safe multi rotor operations. But what does that consist of? More than most people expect. You can […]

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