A guest post from Bill Premerlani regarding the new firmware updates for the MatrixPilot Project and the UDB5.

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Sweeping legal changes are afoot that could change the hobbyist airspace for years to come. Your input can make a difference.

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We really want to do a fun and amazing project here in Engineering and want to know your thoughts.

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Check out this brief recap from the fine folks at 3D Robotics

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