by Nils Granholm – Cavus Media LLC Part 107, the latest in legislative FAA goodness and the requirements for commercial drone use in the U.S., was released June 21, 2016. This is the big jump we all have been waiting for as it relates to the UAS community, and it makes the lives of those […]Read more "Drones: FAA Puts Out the New Rules; They’re Not Laws…Yet"
by The AllDigital Team As exciting as drones are proving for both hobbyists and commercial filmmakers, local and federal governments in the United States are continuously enacting legislation that governs the use of drones for shooting video. Filmmakers and video production professionals need to pay particular attention to the rules because the FAA requires anyone […]Read more "Infographic: Shooting Video With a Drone, Legally"
January 11, 2016 by The US Federal Aviation Administration Back in December, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced its official registration rules for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) in the United States. It’s important that you register yourself as a user before you embark on your first flight. The process takes about 5 minutes. Just create an account, fill […]Read more "This site will allow you to register your UAS (‘drone’) with the FAA"
December 23, 2015 by Richard Harrington, Rhed Pixel Learn why you need to resister your drone with the FAA in order to fly in the United States. This covers policies that affect hobbyist and commercial flyers. If you fly a drone, quadcopter, model airplane, or UAS in the United States airspace, the Federal Aviation Administration […]Read more "Understanding the FAA’s New Drone Registration Policies"
October 1, 2015 by Larry Jordan Recently, the Digital Production Buzz interviewed two founders of a company that specializes in flying drones for videography. After watching the interview, Mike wrote to share some important information and clarifications on flying drones. Mike writes: Current FAA rules stipulate that no drone can be flown within 5 miles of any […]Read more "Essential Information on Flying Drones"
September 11, 2015 by VideoUniversity.com The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has increased its allowance of Section 333 Petition exemptions for the commercial use of unmanned air vehicles (UAV) and drones. This does not include recreational or hobby flying. Those have their own rules. See https://www.faa.gov/uas/model_aircraft. The FAA Exemption provides operators who wish to pursue safe […]Read more "FAA Reveals Exemptions for Commercial Drones"
March 2, 2015 by The FAA Drone With The Wind The FAA proposed new rules for drone flight. Check out the full press release here. What does this mean for the video industry? It is actually not as bad as the last proposal that wanted all drone flyers to get a pilots license. Some high […]Read more "Drone With The Wind"
December 31, 2014 by The United States Association of Unmanned Aerial Videographers (UAVUS) UAVUS Mission The mission of the United States Association of Unmanned Aerial Videographers (UAVUS) is to foster safe use of airways by unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to create a vibrant economic opportunity by responsibly using UAVs for aerial imaging without violating or […]Read more "JOIN THE UAVUS TODAY"
December 11, 2014 by Robert Hardy, nofilmschool For the past few years, drone professionals and enthusiasts alike have been awaiting a new set of regulations from the Federal Aviation Administration. Unfortunately, new information about the proposed regulations point towards filmmakers being incredibly unhappy with the FAA in the very near future. In a report that […]Read more "The FAA Wants You to Get a Pilot’s License Before Operating a Drone (No, Seriously)"
November 27, 2014 by Evelyn Cheng |CNBC GoPro is developing its own line of consumer drones with high-definition cameras for launch next year, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing sources. The company plans to sell the new devices late next year for between $500 to $1,000 each, the sources told the newspaper. The California-based firm […]Read more "Say Hello to GoPro’s Next $500 Product…"