Category Archives: Section 44807 Exemption

What Do I Do After I Crash My Drone?

If you crashed a drone, there are reporting requirements. Below we will discuss the reporting requirements you make to the FAA and the reporting requirements you make to the National Transportation Safety Board (“NTSB”) following a drone crash. 1. Quick Summary of Info You can contact the NTSB’s 24-hour Response Operations Center (ROC) at 844-373-9922… Read More »

Don’t Drink and Drone – FAA Regulations on Drones & Alcohol

I thought I should write an article to educate individuals on one of the lesser known regulations regarding flying drones and drinking. This article will address first the commercial drone operators and then the recreational drone or model aircraft operators. The FAA is really focused on preventing people from droning under the influence of either alcohol… Read More »

Ultimate Guide to Drone Laws [2021] Written by a Lawyer

Interested in drone laws? It can be a pain to try and figure out what is applicable. That is why I created this page! :) Where NOT to Look for Help With Drone Laws Here is a tip, stay away from Facebook or anyone else who is a newbie to aviation. They tend to waste… Read More »

TFR (Temporary Flight Restriction)

A Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) is nothing to play around with. Violations of TFRs can be punished quite severely with a pilot license suspension, civil penalty, or in the worst case: prison time. The FAA has been pursuing enforcement actions against manned and unmanned pilots around the U.S. for TFR violations. In this series of TFR articles,… Read More »

Section 44807 Exemption vs. Part 107 vs. Public COA vs. Blanket Public COA

A common issue many people face is comparing the Section 44807 exemption vs. Part 107. On top of that, depending on if you are recreational or government, this throws extra additional problems into the mix. There are so many choices and making the wrong choice does have consequences in that your operations could be unnecessarily… Read More »