David Sanders

Suffolk establishes a beachhead in drone debate

By GREGORY ZELLER // Drone operators are not only looking over your shoulder, they’re looking over their own. A bill approved Tuesday by the Suffolk County Legislature outlawing drone flights over county beaches between May and September and requiring special licensing to operate drones over county parks isn’t likely to significantly impact commercial drone operators. But with the FAA formulating new drone regulations and unmanned aerial vehicle use steadily rising, commercial drone pioneers see a…


At Rotor Air Cam, hovering over the future

By GREGORY ZELLER // Ask any enthusiast: One of the best parts of flying a drone is the maneuverability. The typical remote-piloted UAV – that’s unmanned aerial vehicle – can stop on a dime, hover to get its bearings and then take off in a completely different direction. Much like the companies that fly them, actually. When veteran pilot David Sanders combined his aeronautical and video-production skills and launched Plainview-based Rotor Air Cam in March,…