Do FPV pilots fly in violation of BVLOS? Are there ways to fly BVLOS?
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On Today’s show we discuss how FPV pilots seem to fly BVLOS and if they violate FAA mandate in doing so? Our question for today is from Tom, who would like to how FPV pilots get away from flying BVLOS. Thank you for the question Tom, we discuss FAA mandate on BVLOS and how pilots can seem to be flying BVLOS but maintaining compliance to FAA mandates. We also discuss how we flew the Isotopes video and talk about how we went about shooting for the video to stay in compliance with BVLOS mandate. We also discuss how pilots can seek waivers/authorizations to fly beyond visual line of sight and the importance of having a VO for flights.
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[01:03] Today’s show is brought to you by PROPS. Learn more about PROPS.
[02:06] Question for today’s show on how FPV pilots get away with BVLOS flights
[03:15] What does FAA mandate about LOS flights
[03:46] How did Drone U manage a flight while staying compliant
[04:35] Can pilot get authorisations/waivers for bvlos flights
[07:13] Can flights be monitored by RemoteID compliance?
[17:57] The importance of having a VO for flights