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Pro Tempore Moderator Election - Question Suggestions

The purpose of this thread was to collect questions for the questionnaire. The questionnaire is now live, and you may find it here. A Pro Tempore Moderator election was just announced: Announcing a ...
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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 ...
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Announcing a Pro Tempore Moderator election

Summary: Drones and Model Aircraft Stack Exchange will begin the nomination stage for a special election on May 18 to bring in your three inaugural pro-tem moderators. For full details of the process,...
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Would Drones.SE benefit from enabling MathJax? [duplicate]

MathJax is a library that provides maths formatting, and this has been implemented across mathematical SE sites. Would it be a good idea to enable MathJax on Drones.SE? E.g. for answers such as this ...
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Burninate the [drone] and [small-drones] tags

Inspired from: What should we do about the [small-drones] tag? In my opinion, we don't need these tags, the reasons why they are being used now: The question is very low quality This is the first ...
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Should we introduce editing guidelines?

I’ve had people edit my answers to change many things, for example to improve the formatting, fix typos and add new information. However, there have been several cases of people editing answers to ...
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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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Pro Tempore Moderator Election Questionnaire?

A Pro Tempore Moderator election was just announced: Announcing a Pro Tempore Moderator election The guidelines for such an election state: For these elections, the candidate questionnaire is an ...
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2020 Pro Tempore Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with your inaugural pro tempore moderator election, a community-curated Q&A thread for the candidates is being held. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled ...
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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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What should the name of our main chatroom be?

Every Stack Exchange site (Not all) main chatroom has a unique name that is related to the main site itself. for Example: Super User: Root Acess Gaming: The Bridge IoT: Chat of Things Unix & ...
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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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In how much detail should we answer questions?

So I’ve been trying to answer a lot of questions, and I have noticed different trends of answering. Some people, such as myself, try to be less technical, and therefore slightly less ‘sharp’ in our ...
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Let's get MathJax enabled on this site!

Just after this site started, this question was asked: Would Drones.SE benefit from enabling MathJax? The general consensus is "yes", we should enable MathJax. There are quite a few posts ...
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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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Tag synonym proposals

Since at this moment very few users have the sufficient reputations to even propose tag synonyms, and duplicate tags are already starting to be a problem, this is going to be a place for any member to ...
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What should we do about the [small-drones] tag?

As it is right now, the small-drones tag has some really serious problems, which we need to solve before public beta. The overarching problem is that it doesn't really represent anything. In the ...
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Photo Competition Topics

The Drones and Model Aircraft Photo Competition is designed to bring the community together while having a bit of fun. Each contest will have a set topic. If you have any topics that you would like to ...