If you’re preparing to take your FAA Part 107 remote pilot exam, you may be overwhelmed with the sheer volume of information out there. Where do you even start to study? There are some free resources direct from the FAA, however navigating them to determine exactly what is going to be on the test is quite difficult. Alternatively, and what I recommend above everything else is to invest in a professional training course to pass your FAA Part 107 exam.Read more…
Mavic Mini Review with DroneDJ’s Haye Kesteloo
The DJI Mavic Mini was announced last week, and will be released to everyone next week. There were a few demo units that were released to some famous youtoubers and instagrammers, however I wanted to hear about it from a real drone pilot. I know you probably feel the same way, so I reached out to my buddy Haye Kesteloo from DroneDJ to give us the rundown on DJI’s new drone!Read more…
Drone Podcast 95 – DroneUp CEO Tom Walker
Prior to entering the drone industry, Tom Walker was in the military as a nuclear engineer. Since leaving the military, he has founded DroneUp, an end-to-end aerial data collection drone service.Read more…
Drone Podcast 083 – Marc Sandlhauser
Delaware drone pilot Marc Sandlhauser is only three months into his drone business, and is already seeing some nice success! Listen in to hear about his pricing model, how he’s marketing, and a few other little tips he’s picked up along the way!
Drone Podcast 081 – Shane Adamson
Shane Adamson from Australia, has recently started Safe Droning Australia as well as a podcast to go with it. Here is his story…
Drone Podcast 080 – Niels Peyre
This episode is for you if you’re interested in drone mapping, and how to utilize drones on wind farms! This week we hear from Niels Peyre who is doing exactly that in both France and New Zealand!
Drone Podcast 079 – Liesl Leonard
She’s just starting her drone business, and is ready to share her story. Join us this week as we chat with Liesl Leonard from Hull, England!
Drone Podcast 078 – Randall Warnas
From the early days of starting his own brick and mortar drone store, to leading the global sUAS segment at FLIR, Randall Warnas has had a heck of a journey. Oh yeah, he also started DJI’s Enterprise Division prior to landing at FLIR. Interested right?
As of June 1, 2019, anyone looking to fly a drone in Canada is regulated by Part IX of the Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs).
The quick and dirty on the changes are:
- Everyone must register their drones if they 250g or more.
- Everyone must obtain either a basic or advanced pilot certificate.
- You must be at least 14 years of age to obtain a pilot certificate.
- You must keep your drone within line of sight when flying.
- You are permitted to fly to a max altitude of 400′ above ground.
- Foreign pilots are required to obtain a SFOC before flying in Canada.
Drone Podcast 077 – Brandi Papania
American drone pilot Brandi Papania is having a blast flying her drone in Hong Kong. Brandi is a copywriter by day, who enjoys flying around the tiny island at night. Let’s hear about what it’s like flying a drone in Hong Kong from Brandi!