Do YouTube Drone Pilots Need a Part 107 to Monetize?
We are often asked by people looking to make money from their drone business if they need a Part 107 license to capitalize on their Youtube drone videos. The FAA, after all, determined last year that anyone seeking to make money flying drones would be...
What Are Your Actual Chances of Acquiring a Part 107 Waiver as of Q1 2018?
When do you need a Part 107 waiver? What are your chances of acquiring a Part 107 waiver? Does FAA need to come up with a more systemic approach for granting waivers? We present data from authentic sources to back our findings. Read on to find out...
FAA’s LAANC Goes Live on Monday…Which Airports Are a Part of This First Roll out?
Today, Drone flying just became easier with the first nationwide implementation of the FAA's LAANC system. For those drone pilots flying below the deck, that means...now commercial drone pilots can request and receive instant airspace authorizations in...
How to Register for and Pass Your Part 107 Recency Exam
The FAA is notoriously ambiguous on many topics related to UAS operations, and the process to renew a part 107 remote pilot certificate is no different. The agency now has official guidance published on what the new standards for recertification are....
Little Known Facts About Part 107’s “Flying over People” Rule That You Might Not Be Aware Of
5 Key Lessons Learned in 2 Years as a Part 107 Pilot
It’s hard to believe it’s been over two years since Part 107 regulations came into existence. Thousands of pilots have entered the airspace since then. Having taken the exam within the first week of it being available in 2016, I’ve had many ups and...
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FAA Memo to Law Enforcement Agencies for Suspected Unauthorized UAS Operations
FAA regulations are only as good as those out enforcing them. This is the actual memo sent by the FAA to law enforcement agencies across the country.
FAA Commercial UAS Operations Under Part 107 Webinar Q & A
This is a document produced by a member of the FAASTeam which compiles all the Q & A items from their latest webinar on operating under Part 107. It's an easy, helpful read you should take a little time to get through
US Drone Laws by State
If you are in the United States and are unsure of the laws for each State then this is where you need to look. Know the variance in laws from State to State before you assume they are similar. You know what assuming does...don't be that person.
Drone Advocacy Kit
This kit is here to help ensure you are flying your drone legally. It will deepen your understanding of what rules belong to the FAA and what belongs to the federal government, as well as what political subdivisions can (and can't ) do when it comes to...