Vermont Governor Phil Scott visited Vermont Drone and Generator today and was very impressed! “It’s a great, modern facility,” Scott said after meeting with Vermont Drone’s Steve Mermelstein and a small selection of other Generator studio owners. Here, he said, you can make “almost anything you can think of.” Prior to being elected as Governor, […]
On January 02, 2017, Vermont Drone moved into Generator, Vermont’s premier makerspace. Located on Sears Ln (just off Pine Street) in Burlington, Vermont’s popular South End Arts District, Generator is a combination of artist studios, classrooms, and business incubator at the intersection of art, science, and technology. In addition to Vermont Drone’s own private studio […]
Seven Days reporter and WCAX contributor Eva Sollberger covered Northern New England Drone User Group International Drone Day in her video series, Stuck in Vermont. Steve Mermelstein provided footage used in the open and closing credits and appears throughout the video.
Bolton Valley, VT, Saturday, May 07, 2016 at 1pm — Northern New England’s first International Drone Day event opens to the public to celebrate drones and educate the public on their positive uses. ‘International Drone Day’ was first celebrated in 2015, with over 40,000 people in 50 countries taking part. The second ‘International Drone Day’ […]
This weekend the Stowe Yacht Club held their annual Green Mountain Regatta. The radio controlled model J Boats are as long as 8.5 feet, with masts up to 9.5 feet tall. They weigh 65 to 90 pounds and carry up to 4,000 square inches of sail. They are scale models of full-sized boats that raced […]
A four-seat Cessna 172 based at Burlington International Airport, has fallen through the ice on Lake Champlain about three-quarters of a mile from Milton, Vermont’s shoreline.
We just took delivery of our first (of three) DJI Inspire unmanned aerial vehicles that we ordered in December. The Inspire is a professional UAV cabable of flying in higher winds and captures dreamy photos and stunning 4K video thanks to its advanced image sensor. They have been in super high demand since they’ve been […]
Congratulations if you were lucky enough to receive a drone for the holidays! Please be aware: Drones over 1 pound are not toys! Responsible adult supervision is always required. Flying a drone is not as easy as you might have been lead to believe! You can actually injure or even kill someone with it! This […]
A recap on the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department’s Public Hearing on controlling the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones for hunting.