Santas UAV

We hope everyone has a safe and secure Christmas. An interesting year lies ahead for sUAS around the world as systems become mature and regulations fall into place.

May your landings equal your take off’s.

And now a musical interlude..

Oh and the first picture Santa, played by Ken Rice, a civilian contractor with the AAI Corporation, and his six reindeer, Soldiers from Company E, 615th Aviation Support Battalion, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, prepare for launch on an unmanned aerial vehicle launcher at Camp Taji, Iraq Dec. 18 2006  Santa is apparently trying to get an early start this year and has traded in his traditional sleigh for something a little newer and more “high tech.” Photo by Master Sgt. Winston Churchill

By Gary Mortimer

Founder and Editor of sUAS News | Gary Mortimer has been a commercial balloon pilot for 25 years and also flies full-size helicopters. Prior to that, he made tea and coffee in air traffic control towers across the UK as a member of the Royal Air Force.