Public Safety Drone Pilots Now Subject to Massive Reporting Requirements to FAA

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At first glance, you are not going to believe what I’m about to share with you. But this is all true, so pay close attention. Historically the FAA has maintained a database of commercial pilots that employers had to upload information about. This was typically so that when pilots moved from one carrier to another … Read more

FAA Issues Public Aircraft Training Flight Memo Impacts UAS

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Up until November 12, 2021, UAS COA operations were not allowed to conduct training flights. All pilots would have needed to hold a Part 107 pilot certificate or the flight would have been not permitted under the COA. On November 12, 2021, the FAA Assistant Chief Counsel for Regulations issued the following memo to provide … Read more

FAA Now Says Limited PAO Training is Doable Under a COA

Faa Now Says Limited Pao Training Is Doable Under A Coa

Up until now training flights by COA pilots that were engaged with non-federal entities have not been allowed under a COA. As of November 12, 2021, this has changed. Non-federal entities flying a UAS under a COA can now legally conduct limited training flights under the adjusted FAA interpretation. The limitation is the training flights … Read more

What Are Our UAS Maintenance Responsibilities as a COA Agency? – Ask Steve

What Are Our Uas Maintenance Responsibilities As A Coa Agency? – Ask Steve

Another excellent question I’ve been asked is: “What Are Our UAS Responsibilities as a COA Agency?” If you have a question you’d like to ask, click here. As fast-paced and modern as the public safety drone world is, the current FAA guidance and rules departments should follow have not moved at the same pace. Yet, … Read more

You Got Fluxed Again

Matrice 210 Grounded – Uas Map Feature – Survey Results

The public safety drone space, and maybe the entire drone niche, is in a state of flux. An important issue I’ve run into recently is working with departments and pilots to overcome assumptions. When presented with a different perspective, the typical response is that it can’t be right. But what I’m finding is a combination … Read more

Attorney Jonathan Rupprecht Talks About Drone Aviation Legal Traps

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Jonathan Rupprecht is a recognized attorney in the drone niche. He has an extensive background in UAS aviation, and his law firm website is a wealth of information for all drone pilots. Jon is a trusted source of information, and he spends a lot of time helping to understand issues that impact us all as public safety … Read more