Steve Rhode

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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Smarter Pilot: from Part 107 to Current Drone Regulations

Current drone regulations can be difficult even for experienced pilots to understand.  In his new DRONELIFE column, Steve Rhode works to help bridge the knowledge gap between passing the Part 107 test and requirements of the most current drone regulations. The following is one of an educational series for drone …

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Drone Hardware for Public Safety Professionals

Choosing the right drone hardware for public safety applications is a critical step in establishing a drone program.  How can public safety professionals sort through the hype and find the right tool for their needs?   Steve Rhode gives his best advice on getting started.  (Check out Public Safety Flight’s recent …

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