Tag: FAA regulations

5 Trends Impacting the Commercial Drone Industry

Drones don't just belong to children and hobbyists anymore. These little flying robots have started making an appearance in nearly every industry,...

Drone Rescue System meets ASTM standards and important FAA criteria

In June 2019, Drone Rescue Systems GmbH tested the parachute safety solution DRS-M600 according to the specifications of the ASTM F3322-18 standard....

How to Become a Drone Pilot

The drone industry has opened the doors to a variety of business opportunities. Whilst most drone lovers gravitate towards the more obvious...

Act Sets the Stage for Privatization of US Airspace

Major changes to the management of the US airspace were approved Wednesday by the Senate, setting the stage for the most dramatic shift in...

Expanded Drone Testing to Take Off

By ROBBIE HARRIS Expanded drone testing will soon take off in handful of localities around the country. It’s part of the plan to integrate the unpiloted...

FAA Restricts Drones at 10 Department of Interior Landmarks

Feel like taking a quick drone flight over Lady Liberty? Not so fast says the FAA The FAA, at the behest of national security and...

Coverage On-the-Fly: On Demand Drone Insurance Explained

The use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) or unmanned aerial systems (UAS), better known as drones, is increasing rapidly. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)...

How Flight Policies Influence Commercial Drone Photography

Drones have dramatically changed the way we create content. With a drone camera setup, one can take pictures and videos from great heights, making...

The Drone Superhighway Part 4: Power and Money

A FOUR PART SERIES This article is the final in a four-part series so if you haven't read the previous parts please go back and...

The Drone Superhighway Part 3: Beyond Sight and Autonomous

Last week, I wrote about drone traffic management systems and legal hurdles to the drone superhighway. If you haven't already read part one and...

The Drone Superhighway Part 2: Law and Order

A FOUR PART SERIES Last week, I wrote about how the groundwork is being laid as we speak for a drone superhighway. If you haven't...

Advanced Flight Technologies for Drone Pilot Training: US vs. China

Four months before Part 107 of the FAA’s UAS Rule was inaugurated, marking the official start of the commercial drone industry in the US,...

The Drone Superhighway Part 1: It’s a Thing – A...

A FOUR PART SERIES There is something about the sky that grabs my attention and imagination. As a kid, I loved science fiction movies with...

FAA Part 107 Basics

Matt King walks you through the basics of the new FAA Part 107. This covers commercial drone operations. Sources come from FAA session talk and...

Implications of the new FAA rules

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently announced its first official rules for commercial use of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or drones, as the rest...

Working Remotely: What to Know About Drones for Your Business

There’s never been a better time to become a pilot. A remote pilot, that is. According to the FAA, drones could create 100,000 U.S. jobs in...

Drone Fleet Management Startup Releases Software to Synchronize Drone Teams and...

PASADENA, CA. - 08/29/2016 (PRESS RELEASE JET) — NVdrones, a start-up that provides cloud-based software solutions for drone fleet management, today launched its mobile...

Passing the FAA Knowledge Test

Part 107 goes into effect on August 29, establishing the first national, uniform regulations for commercial operation of unmanned aircraft systems under 55 pounds. Anyone...

Snakes on a Drone: Python Takes to the Sky

Drones are making a push to become a major piece of hardware for solution providers. They're currently used for mapping, search and rescue, and even...

Changes to US Drone Law Coming Soon

This video and infographic created by Airstocpilots.com show the changes that are coming soon to US Drone Laws, and the implications for drone pilots, both...