FAA Remote Pilot – Part 107 Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Certification and Recurrent Knowledge Testing)

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has published the Remote Pilot – small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) Airman Certification Standard (ACS) document to communicate the aeronautical knowledge standards for certification and recurrent knowledge testing for a Remote Pilot Certificate with an sUAS rating. The FAA views the ACS as the foundation to an integrated and systematic […]

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One-Day Part 107 Workshop Offered After the SUSB Expo

If a two-day conference and flying demonstrations weren’t enough, you can now add a third day of learning to your San Francisco Drone week! Take part in a one-day, Crash Proofing your Drone Operation, 14 CFR 107 Initial and recurrent knowledge test Primer workshop with Capt. Scott Strimple from Drone Flight School.  Scott will be teaching this signature workshop […]

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The UASidekick App is the only one of its kind that has immediate access to the FAA/Leidos Flight Services system which serves over 80,000 weekly General Aviation “GA” pilots.  As the industry grows (over 7 million estimated drones in the National Air Space “NAS” by 2020) it is important that pilots, GA – unmanned – commercial, […]

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Strix Imaging successfully maps largest area ever attempted by commercial drone in the U.S.

In August 2017, northern Nevada-based Strix Imaging used drone technology to map an 18,000-acre mine exploration site, south of Elko, for Contact Gold LLC — about 28 square miles — in the largest commercial drone mapping project ever completed in the United States. Strix provided Contact Gold with topographic products at 6-inch accuracy over the […]

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Daedalus Drone Services Awarded Unprecedented Airspace Waiver for Routine Commercial Operations in Boston’s Restricted Airspace

Boston, Massachusetts – After months of review, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently awarded Daedalus Drone Services with unprecedented approval to fly in and around Boston. With the waiver, Daedalus Drone Services now offers on-demand commercial drone services throughout the greater Boston area. Without this first of its kind waiver, it can take more than […]

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