With all the fear of personal information released with the latest public drone registry for UAS (multirotors and model aircraft) weighing more than .55lbs and under 55lbs for hobbyist/non-hobbyist use has once again popped up when the FAA released a downloadable Excel spreadsheet showing a list of drone registrations in the US by city. [Read more…]
The FAA started posting amendments on 3/7/2016 which are different from what the FAA has been previously doing. In the past, the FAA was granting amendments to petitions to add aircraft or to add on closed-set TV/movie filming. This created a super backlog because many of the petitioners were repeats. [Read more…]
FAA APPROVED…BUT are you compliant?
We keep seeing more companies taking to the web to proclaim they are “FAA APPROVED” but what does that actually mean? The problem I see is that while more and more are getting their approval from the FAA, they are failing miserably at complying or not even trying at all to comply with the special conditions of their COA’s (Certificate of Authorization). [Read more…]