You can’t legally fly drones in the U.S. without taking this test

By Sean Berry | Videomaker The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is expanding its requirements for pilots to operate a drone in the U.S. This week, it released a new training program all U.S. drone pilots must pass if they want to fly a drone — commercially and recreationally. Known as the Recreational UAS Safety Test (TRUST), this […]

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Analysis Puts Remote ID for Drones Costs 9X Higher than FAA Estimate

By: Miriam McNabb, Dronelife The comment period for the Remote ID for Drones NPRM closed yesterday.  There were more than 50,000 comments posted on the NPRM, including and 89 page comment by the world’s leading drone manufacturer, DJI.  While DJI has been active in developing and implementing technology that could simplify Remote ID for users, the company fears that the […]

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You Got a Cool Drone for the Holidays…How to Stay Out of Hot Water With the FAA…

by Roger Rosenbaum, Brand-News-Team, Inc Let me cut to the chase when it comes to drones. A hobbyist was recently hit with a $15,000 fine from the Federal Aviation Administration for a flight that crash landed near an airport runway in Las Vegas. Anyone who gets a drone from the holidays needs to know the […]

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FAA Announces New Pilot Testing System – Changes for Manned and Drone Pilots

By: Miriam McNabb Heads up drone pilots – as of January 13, 2020 the FAA is going to make major changes to the way that it handles testing.  All applicants will now need to create a profile and get an FAA tracking number before testing. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on January 13, 2020, will launch […]

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FAA Makes Major Drone ID Marking Change

by The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) posted a rule in the Federal Register requiring small drone owners to display the FAA-issued registration number on an outside surface of the aircraft. Owners and operators may no longer place or write registration numbers in an interior compartment. The rule is effective on […]

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This site will allow you to register your UAS (‘drone’) with the FAA

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 […]

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