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What topics should be on-topic for asking questions on Drones and Model Aircraft SE?

The current scope for asking questions on this site, as defined here in the help center, is quite lacking in information. As it stands, it contains only the basics of asking questions on SE sites. We ...
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What's our stance on recommendation questions now?

Just after the site started up, this question was asked: Are recommendations questions on topic? As we were starting out, the answer was: I would advise waiting a bit to hammer this one out, wait ...
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How do we determine 'consensus' on Drones and Model Aircraft Meta?

Questions here on our Meta site help us to determine site policy. We are generally looking for a consensus from our community, but what do we mean when we say "consensus" in this context. Is a ...
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What should be done about questions solely related to electronics?

I was prompted to ask this because of this question: How to tell if you have a brushed or brushless motor? Some questions are solely asking about electronic components and are not specifically ...
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Are questions about LiPo batteries on topic?

I have recently asked two of several questions about LiPo batteries on the site: Restore over-discharged LiPo batteries ~2.0V/cell How do I safely dispose of my LiPo batteries? Both were commented ...
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Are questions about drone-related electrical engineering on topic?

The question in particular that led me to post here is this question which has been closed by the community with the stated reason of being off topic: How important is the plastic coating around a ...
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Are tutorial and study posts on topic?

For example, a post saying, 'I have found X method useful, here is how you can duplicate it.' Would this be more on topic, less on topic or as on topic as 'I have seen people use X method, how can I ...
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What about non-flight-based craft?

I used to work for an entity that built UUVs (or underwater drones), which were really neat. They used them to test sonar systems. That said, they're likely very different in how they work and the ...
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Are recommendations questions on topic?

On some StackExchange sites, recommendations questions are discouraged. On other sites, such as Software Recommendations, they are not only allowed but are the subject of the entire site. How do we ...
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Are legal questions on topic?

In Canada, flying a drone is not something you can just go out and do... you need a pilot's certificate (basic or advanced, depending what you are planning on doing with your drone) to be allowed to ...