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BVLOS Waiver for Inspections Soaring Eagle

Soaring Eagle Technologies has received another FAA Certificate of Authorization.  This BVLOS Waiver enables more efficient inspections. Soaring Eagle Technologies, is a leading drone data collection company working with critical infrastructure companies across the U.S.  Having completed over 60 large scale BVLOS missions across the U.S under SGI (special government interest) waivers,the …

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FAA Video for New Drone Pilots Holiday Message

An FAA video for new drone pilots (watch below!) has valuable information about the basic rules.  If you’re getting – or giving – a drone for the holidays, watch this first.   (Written summary below video link: for more information, be sure to visit the FAA UAS page.) For the …

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Visual Line of Sight Steve Rhode’s Smarter Pilot

In this column, Steve makes sure drone pilots know how to be compliant with Part 107 visual line of sight (VLOS) requirements. The following is one of an educational series for drone pilots by Steve Rhode, Chief Pilot with the Wake Forest Fire Department and the North Carolina Public Safety Drone …

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Remote ID Lawsuit Interview with Plaintiff and Attorney

Last night, Dawn Zoldi interviewed Plaintiff Tyler Brennan and Atty Jonathan Rupprecht in their first interview since filing “RaceDayQuads.com v. Federal Aviation Administration,” the first Remote ID lawsuit challenging the newly published rule. Dotting I’s and Crossing T’s – The FAA Remote ID Lawsuit By: Dawn M.K. Zoldi, Guest Contributor  BREAKING NEWS! …

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FAA Taps Choctaw Nation for Groundbreaking Drone Program

Via WikiCommons: By Aaron Walden – Self-made. The FAA today announced a groundbreaking partnership with the Choctaw Nation to determine how drones can best transport cargo—including parcels—at lower altitudes. The agency’s Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center (MMAC) signed a three-year agreement with the Oklahoma-based Native tribe that will enable the center …

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