Tag Archives: Flight Over People

Here is What the FAA is Saying Behind the Curtain

Since I’m part of the FAA Drone Pro team I thought it would be a good idea to show you the slides that team members see. This is a little behind curtain stuff. I’m sure I’ll have to ask for forgiveness for sharing but I want you to hear it straight from the FAA and not filtered through some drone …

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Yes It Is – Ultimate Guide to Over People Waivers & Section 107.39

I was trying to wrap my head around presenting all the facts about how to get a waiver for flight over people but a hat tip is due to attorney Jon Rupprecht for his definitive work Ultimate Guide to Over People Waivers & Section 107.39. Honestly, he does a great job of accurately dealing with all the nuances and realities …

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All Public Safety Pilots Should Take the Latest 107 Recurrent Class – Eye Opener

The FAA just came out with the new, free, online recurrence class for all Part 107 Non-Part-61 pilots. I don’t care if you are a pilot for a COA agency or flying under Part 107, the new updated information is a great refresher. I just did my updated recurrent training online yesterday for Part-61 pilots and I was surprised about …

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Operation of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Over People – Rule Delayed

Just announced. The new rules for flight over people has a new effective date of March 16, 2021 from March 1, 2021. “The Agency has decided to delay until March 16, 2021, the effective date of the final rule, Operation of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Over People (RIN 2120-AK85), including the amendments to §§ 107.61, 107.63, 107.65, 107.73, and 107.74.” …

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Final Rule on Operation of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Over People

The Operation of Unmanned Aircraft Systems Over People Final Rule is the next incremental step towards further integration of unmanned aircraft (UA) in the National Airspace System. The final rule allows routine operations over people and routine operations at night under certain circumstances. The rule will eliminate the need for those operations to receive individual Part 107 waivers from the …

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FAA to Allow Flight Over People and Beyond Line of Sight in 2020 or 2021

The Government Accounting Office has released a report on Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems that contains some interesting information about approval for UAS flight over people and beyond line of sight. The report says the, “FAA is developing standards designed to routinely and safely allow small UAS operations over people who are not directly involved in the operation of the aircraft …

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