Students learn to fly without leaving the ground

High school students reached new heights with a university Upward Bound program.

"We started out with some basic drones ... getting the basic mechanics down," said student Terra Hoyt. "Now we're doing these Mavic Minis and Mavic Pros that are kind of more on an intermediate level, and have things like camera footage and stuff like that."

Using small Tello drones in the high school gym, and later bigger Mavic drones, several Wrangell High School students spent their Saturday learning the basics of using drones. The class was organized by teacher Heather Howe, and lead by Brian Reggiani, of the...


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