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 specific regions. Today marks the first region to hit the market with the LAANC system covering a huge area of the southwest.
Pilots in Texas, Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Iowa and others will be able to achieve drone missions in once controlled airspace.
Although, it is important to understand that some airports have a private ATC and those airports may not participate in the system. We recommend Skyward to achieve instant access to airspace for drone pilots. A Verizon owned company, Skyward has not spent any money lobbying congress to subdivide the airspace.
Check out all the airports that go live today!
LAANC at Houston Air Route Traffic Control Center (ZHU)
Kansas City Air Route Traffic Control Center (ZKC)
Ft. Worth Air Route Traffic Control Center (ZFW)
Albuquerque Air Route Traffic Control Center (ZAB)
What a great day! Help us celebrate by sharing this article so more drone pilots can operate legally without issue.
Wonder how to get an INSTANT AIRSPACE AUTHORIZATION: here's the video tutorial.