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2 Sep 2016

The sUAS Airman Knowledge Test: Need to Know

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Are you considering getting your drone license to operate a drone for your business? You’ll need to take the FAA’s Aeronautical Knowledge Test. It is a 2-hour, 60 question exam which must be taken in-person at an FAA testing center. We’ve put together some information that should help you as you prepare for Airman Knowledge Test...
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1 Sep 2016

Turn Your Hobby Into a Business: Making Money Flying Drones

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[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”Row”][et_pb_column type=”3_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Are you a drone fanatic? Do you love flying your mini-aircraft and filming everything around you? Now you can cash in on that hobby. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has officially started issuing licenses for people to use drones for business purposes. The general public recordings of local events...
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29 Aug 2016

How to Apply for a Waiver under New FAA Drone Rules

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[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”3_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] The Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) new small drone rule effective August 29 – formally known as Part 107 – allows for some expanded operations based on technology mitigations if you can make the safety case for a waiver of some provisions. Operators can apply for...
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29 Aug 2016

New FAA Drone Laws Now In Effect

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[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” make_fullwidth=”off” use_custom_width=”off” width_unit=”on” use_custom_gutter=”off” padding_mobile=”off” allow_player_pause=”off” parallax=”off” parallax_method=”off” make_equal=”off” parallax_1=”off” parallax_method_1=”off” parallax_2=”off” parallax_method_2=”off” column_padding_mobile=”on”][et_pb_column type=”3_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Today, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released its new UAV regulations for routine non-recreational use of small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) – which are more popularly known as “drones.” Anyone operating a drone...
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18 Aug 2016

The New Small Drone Rule is about to come into effect!

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[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”Row”][et_pb_column type=”3_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] A new world of opportunities for drone operators opens next week on August 29 when the new small drone rule for non-hobbyists becomes effective. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) wants to make sure you have the information you’ll need to take advantage of those opportunities....
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10 Jul 2016

Want a side job with your drone? Think Real Estate

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Drones continue to quickly grow in popularity. The small flying cameras have suddenly enabled thousands of people to get shots that only a few years ago would have required a very expensive helicopter rental. If you’re one of many photographers who now a drone owner, there’s a market you should be looking into.  Drones, or Unmanned Aerial...
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16 Feb 2016

FAA Reminder to Register Your Drone

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[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”Row”][et_pb_column type=”3_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is reminding drone owners about this week’s registration deadline. If you own a drone weighing more than 0.55 lbs. but less than 55 lbs., and you’ve been flying it outdoors or plan to fly it outdoors for hobby or recreation, federal law requires you to register...
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