The DC Area Drone User Group (DC DUG) is an organization for amateur and professional drone users that seeks to promote the responsible use of flying robots for community service, artistic, entrepreneurial, and recreational purposes. All experience levels are welcome. We get together as a community to share tips, experiences, and of course to do some flying. We work to educate ourselves about how to build and use drones in a safe and respectful manner and to educate the public about the positive role aerial robotics can play in our society. Most importantly, we think that flying robots are a lot of fun! DC DUG is a member of the Drone User Group Network, an association of community organizations that promote the use of civilian drone technology for the benefit of humanity.

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  • New Discussion
    Richard Richard­ started Moving to Kansas
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    Richard

    "Me and my family are moving to kanas in the fall. I wanted to thank all those who have helped me with my projects and builds in the group. I will continue to actively monitor group postings while out west...."

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    Rob Thompson

    "Please if you have not done so join the Shenandoah Drones group do not RSVP here, but on the groups page located here: http://www.­meetup.com/­Shenandoah-­Drones/ Also, check out our new rad logo...."

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    Jose Corro Jose Corro replied to N. VA Flight Areas (latest of 2)
    2 days ago
    Jose Corro

    "has anyone ever flown at Kinchaloe Park?? 38.754341,-77.3­90497"

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    colin colin­ joined
    2 days ago
    colin
    "Hello"
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    Andy Miller Andy Miller joined
    2 days ago
    Andy Miller
    "Just getting started with this thing... Actually haven't even flown it yet. Looking to absorb as much info as possible."
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    agaruut agaruut­ joined
    2 days ago
    agaruut
    "I am Mongolian, who is studying biology in this awesome country. I have interests and hobbies in many things and one of them is drone."
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    Steve Jarriel

    "I get what you're saying...."

  • New Discussion
    Bryan Offenhauer

    "So I bought a drone with no clue of flight restrictions and have been flying around DC where I live ever since. Obviously, I've now learned that this is a major nono. Are there any places to fly that aren't and 1 1/2 hours away?"

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  • New Member
    Derek Coen Derek Coen joined
    3 days ago
    Derek Coen
    "I am a mechanical engineer with a private pilots license. I am interested in learning more about drones both for pleasure and the commercial opportunities that they offer."
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    Johnny Johnny­ commented on SOMD Tuesday Night Fly In
    3 days ago
    Johnny

    "Good morning all and Happy Friday! I am looking to get better familiar with the technology of drones. Any suggestions­ on schools or books to read to enhance my knowledge of the technical part of it. Building/re­pairing. Thank you"

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