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FAA Aeronautical Chart Users Guide

The FAA puts out a lot of information in chart format. There are all sorts of symbols and colors on these charts which can completely overwhelm and confuse the pilot.  To alleviate this, the FAA created the Aeronautical Chart Users’ Guide. The PDF version is located here. https://aeronav.faa.gov/user_guide/20220908/cug-complete.pdf The HTML version is located here. https://www.faa.gov/air_traffic/flight_info/aeronav/digital_products/aero_guide/… Read More »

Sample 107.35 Waiver Application (Swarming Drones)

Are you looking for a sample 107.35 waiver application so the remote pilot can fly more than 1 drone at a time?  Read my article on the ultimate guide on drone light shows for reasons why they need this waiver. Filing a 107.35 waiver can be a pain. Some people do not even know where… Read More »

5 Big Risks with Hiring Illegal Drone Pilots

  Individuals in the United States wanting to fly for commercial purposes (non-recreational) are required to have an airmen certificate. Most people fly under Part 107 and obtain the remote pilot certificate. This involves paying some money to take a test. Some people choose to just operate illegally without a remote pilot certificate. While some… Read More »

Bitcoin Courses, Videos, Risk Assessment, & Resources.

Many of you have heard about crypto currencies and bitcoin. To be clear, bitcoin is a type of crypto currency.  The cryptocurrencies out there have different features and there are thousands of them with different market sizes.  After doing an analysis, I believe Bitcoin is the best crypto currency because it is not centrally controlled… Read More »

Beyond Line of Sight (BVLOS) Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC) Final Report

The Part 108 Proposal: Rulemaking Committee Issues Final Report on Beyond Visual-Line-of-Sight Drone Operations   by Trevor Simoneau   Dramatic changes are coming to drone operations. The highly anticipated concept of beyond visual line-of-sight (BVLOS) drone flying may finally become a reality. An Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC) has issued a final report about the topic,… Read More »