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Old 08-25-2020, 06:00 PM   #1  
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https://www.zerohedge.com/markets/ai...arriers-layoff

Hopefully nobody here is planning on this route, by the way you go online at the FAA and get your drone license in about 30 min.
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natxlawZH, how did you determine to do this puff piece on Aquiline Drones?


Barry Alexander, the dude who started this is a convicted white-collar criminal who got 6 years and served only 60 days of said sentence, according to this article.

https://www.hartfordbusiness.com/art...arry-alexander


The website For this company (aquilinedrones.com) is full of vapor ware and pipe dreams about manufacturing, which this guy has no background in whatsoever, and he’s the only listed founder or employee of any kind.

There is not even an option for purchasing these alleged drone services that pilots will get paid to do.

His other venture listed on Linked-in goes to a dead website that you can buy for $2200 (Aquilinecommerce.com).

Having sued conmen selling educational products and services before, this Certainly raises my antenna.

There is no way this guy will have drones of his own ready to go by the time folks are done with 6-8 weeks of training starting on September 1, so this is most likely a scheme to sell drones on commission for some manufacturer, and with this guy’s record, it’s probably a $300 made-in-China package that he is selling for $4000. Why make $79,000 off of 100 students when you can make half a million?

If this venture we’re doing what it claims, it should have: a drone pilot instructor with over 4,000 hours of instruction given; a head of manufacturing with a track record of delivering aerospace products; a money man or venture capital source for these operations, a legal chief or service provider, who will set up these LLCs. That is the bare minimum. All this business is today is a storefront for selling an education of questionable value and a drone of questionable quality.
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Its 15-employee team — which includes Chief Strategic Advisor Brooks Bash, a retired three-star Air Force lieutenant general who was recently president of a Florida-based cargo airline — is expected to more than double this year, as the company readies to launch its first product, a cloud-computing network dedicated specifically to drones.
https://www.hartfordbusiness.com/art...-drone-startup
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Old 08-25-2020, 10:07 PM   #3  
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Take the test here and fill out a 8710 for your UAV license. https://www.faasafety.gov/gslac/ALC/...g.aspx?cID=451
Register your LLC here https://georgia.gov/register-llc-geo...ecretary-state
Get your own rig and go to work. https://www.dji.com/mobile

I just saved you a bunch of money and five weeks 😁
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