Downtown Flight and Vacation Planning

I have authorization to fly in downtown Shreveport Louisiana through the end of March. It was difficult to get the northern corner that was covered by a different airport and that section is only 250 feet, but I’ll take it. Here’s the resultant video… there will be more.   In other news, my wife and…

Authorizations…. hard to get ’em

I saw a Tik Tok of some areal footage of the downtown area of Shreveport, Louisiana. Living in the city, I know what kind of airspace we’re in and I know that with all the overlap, it could mean some serious hoops to jump through so for my training flights, I’ve been flying either out…

I passed… and I have a drone!

Back in June, I took the part 107 and I passed it! I received my certificate in August and bought my drone shortly there after. I did a couple of practice runs over Betty Virginia park in Shreveport, Louisiana and then took a trip to Oklahoma where I flew it in Oklahoma City at a…

The day has come – Test is a go.

I am taking the Part 107 exam on Friday and I’m nervous as hell. I have studied. I’m scoring in the 80’s and 90’s on practice tests, and I really want to do well. the problem is, I’m crap taking tests. I can know the material frontwards and backwards and still just loose focus and…

The next Hobby

Like I don’t’ have enough to do, I’m studying for the 14 CFR Part 107 certification to become a commercial sUAS pilot. What is that?  It’s a  license that allows a person to fly a drone almost everywhere. Sure there are some restrictions, but I can fly wherever I need to for the most part…

Chapter 4 – A New Company or Many Ways to Stab A Cat

The party made their way to the city of Tilandsia Seat, a bustling metropolis to rival any of the freehold cities on Dalshmier. They passed through the 14 foot tall gatehouse and found themselves in the township of South Gate, one of many townships inside the city walls. In an inn called the Mamoth Spider…

Chapter 4 – A Village on the Great Road and the Specter of Death

Leaving Shaker Keep, a way-stop that felt like an eternity, Gorre, Illi, and Malek along with a still unconscious Fayzelle traveled north for the Great Road. There were only a hand full of carts left in the caravan and many of the carters that had brought them this far were left behind in Shaker Keep…

Chapter 3 – Part 3 – Goodbye Shaker Keep & On to Tilandsia

Our heroes found themselves in the in a partial clearing after following a loose trail in the woods. A delipidated shack in the middle of the lightly wooded area seems abandoned. The party began hearing the clicks and chitters of insects as they approached and carefully, Ebbie investigated, seeing a bug, something like a giant…

World Common Knowledge 8 – The Feywild

  The Feywild, Brigadoon, Avalon, Fairy, many names for the same place. It’s an extradimensional realm of magic, wilderness, and wonder. Fey creatures roam the wilderness or build vast tree spanning cities that put Elven architecture of the prime material plane to shame. Some races you know were forged in the Fey wild and still…