3D Print of a Lake Erie Bluff
Here’s a Lake Erie bluff face. Drone photos -> 3D model -> 3D print. This was the culmination of several months of learning Metashape, Blender, Cura slicer, and Ender 3 printer.
Flying Drones in Cleveland Metroparks
Cleveland Metroparks has drone regulations which specify what, where, and when you can fly a drone in their regional parks. I created this page to provide some additional information about those sites, and distill their regulations page into a table that’s easy to understand and use. The least restrictive sites are listed toward the top of the table. There are three sites specified for year-round flying, plus six golf course fairways listed as available for drone use in the winter (November 1 to March 15). Except for those sites, it is against Metroparks’ rules to fly drones anywhere in the parks. All drones must weigh less than 4.4 lbs (2…
Cleveland Area Local Drone Laws
This is my working list of drone regulations in the Cleveland Ohio area. It is checked periodically to ensure it is current, but rules change frequently so it’s possible something is missing or out of date. Do your homework when you fly. Where local and state laws don’t restrict drone use, you must still always adhere to federal (FAA) regulations.
Main Street Diamond
In August 2018, I decided to check out the Cleveland Metroparks permitted drone site at Mill Stream Run. I had a really difficult time finding it. I mean really difficult. There are no signs, and it’s not marked in any way. The are is not marked on the online map of Mill Stream Run, and not described in detail in any material that I could find. This flight area is a recent introduction by the Metroparks so everything is obviously still pretty new. I’ll give them the benefit of the doubt. Metroparks’ website lists it as “Main Street Diamond located in Mill Stream Run Reservation”. After driving the length of the…