Remote ID Collection is Happening and Automated Enforcement Will Follow

Remote Id Collection Is Happening And Automated Enforcement Will Follow

Remote ID for UAS is coming, and I hear that companies are already going to record that data for future use. I’m not sure how they will obtain it from locations across the country with only local transmission. However, it would be easy to collect in more population-dense areas or by using local receivers. This is … Read more

Public Safety Agency COA Crash Shows Why You Can’t Trust UAS Telemetry

Public Safety Agency Coa Crash Shows Why You Can’t Trust Uas Telemetry

Over on, I just received a report on a DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced crash, and I had a chance to talk to the COA agency point of contact. The accident raises several issues for all pilots to consider to learn from the situation. Background A call came out on a sunny afternoon about … Read more

The Data and Facts About VLOS Flight Distance for UAS

The Data And Facts About Vlos Flight Distance For Uas

The purpose of this article is to highlight the actual limits of flying small unmanned aerial vehicles (sUAVs), specifically multi-rotors, under the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Visual Line of Sight (VLOS) regulations. This time-consuming research began with a simple question: how far you can see and fly while still meeting the regulations under 14 CFR … Read more

FAA Announces Effective Dates for Final Drone Rules

How Many Questions Will Be On The Part 107 Recurrent Test?

The final rules requiring remote identification of drones and allowing some flights over people, over moving vehicles and at night under certain conditions will go into effect on April 21, 2021. Remote identification (Remote ID) requires identification of drones in flight as well as the location of their control stations or takeoff point. It provides … Read more