Part 107

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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Part 107 for Public Safety Professionals

Queensland Police Service, CC BY 4.0  DRONERESPONDERS and the Pilot Institute have partnered to provide training and resources on Part 107 for public safety professionals – and help agencies to get a Certificate of Authorization (COA) and build their drone program. DRONERESPONDERS is the leading resource group for public safety …

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How Many Drone Pilots are Flying Without a License?

At DRONELIFE, we’ve gathered some anecdotal evidence over the years about how many drone pilots are flying without a license.  Whenever we’ve asked drone operators that we meet in life outside of work if they have a license, we’ve found that none of the operators that we’ve run into have …

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FAA Test Centers are Closed. What Happens to New Pilots and …

Image: Senior Airman Jacob Jimenez Along with everything else these days, FAA testing centers across the country have closed.  But what does that mean for new pilots waiting to take their Part 107 Remote Pilots Certification test?  What if your Part 107 Certification has expired, as they all do after …

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Now at Drone Flyers: Part 107 Resources for the Lockdown

Our sister publication, DroneFlyers, recently published a helpful resource for drone fans stuck at home. Ever thought about pursuing FAA certification? Check out this post: As public officials continue to urge people to stay home and practice social distancing amid the coronavirus outbreak, many are seeking novel ways to pass the time behind …

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