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    Heathrow Airport installs anti-drone system that can locate UAV pilots

    Heathrow Airport installs anti-drone system that can locate UAV pilots It will help enforce the five-kilometer drone no-fly zone around the airport. The UK knows first-hand how disruptive drones can be to major airports. Last March, it introduced legislation to widen the drone no-fly zone...
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    College Student

    WELCOME to the forum @NoahG20 So you're suggesting to Read the Manual AFTER you have already attempted to fly the aircraft? Sort of backwards wouldn't you say? How do you know about the SAFETY systems? Warning Systems?
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    FAA TFR for Superbowl LIV - Miami, FL 2/2/2020

    It's official (and expected). Here's a brief portion of the full TFR: SUPER BOWL LIV FLIGHT ADVISORY At the request of the Department of Homeland Security, the Federal Aviation Administration will establish airspace restrictions over Super Bowl LIV, to be played February 2, 2020 at Hard Rock...
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    How to insure no helicopter will every be forced to land because of a drone...

    **** Thread CLOSED**** We've cleaned up some posts and this thread is now closed. If you can't be NICE then we ask you to refrain from posting in a thread at all!! Allen
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    FAA Safety Team ~FAASTeam, Safer Skies Through Education

    I'd like to personally offer an invitation for each of you to consider joining the FAA's Safety Team program and becoming a FAASTeam member. The Mission Statement for the FAASTeam is: FAASTeam Mission Statement Lower the Nation’s aviation accident rate by conveying safety...
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    UAS: The FAA Tightens the Screws

    In a story titled: UAS: The FAA Tightens the Screws Plane-ly Spoken March 14, 2019 by Mark E. McKinnon UAS operators will be facing greater oversight and inspections from local Flight Standards District Offices (FSDO) under a new National Policy recently issued by the FAA. The document...
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    USA FAA Part 107 sUAS Recurrent Test ~

    This thread is just for those who have already passed their Part 107 RPIC test and are coming up on their 24 month time period to become current again. Here's a great video by one of our sponsors Gold Seal giving some pertinent information about the P107 Recurrent Test. If you are a Part 61...
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    Inspire 1 SAR Team Questions

    Good morning. I didn't read the whole thread so my information could very well be "redundant" so if it is I apologize. We have been "doing SAR" with sUAS for a couple of years now. Unfortunately the nature of SAR is shoe string budget so we are always trying to "come up" with ways to do more...
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    First flight waiver over crowds

    I'm not sure why some places are "reporting" this as new. This was issued to CNN in August 2016. 8/29/2016 8/31/2020 Cable News Network, Inc. (CNN) Greg Agvent (PDF) 107.39 Operation Over Human Beings Also take notice it was "Revised" in July of 2017. 7/20/2017 7/31/2021 Cable News Network...
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    ND filters - are they all the same?

    I'm glad I'm not the only one that noticed that as well. A bit over inflated on the pricing table aren't they. I'd bet @msinger has a link to ND Filters and maybe even a review??? Worth a shot to ask him.
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    Using rooftop TOLA

    @Donnie Frank your work always impresses me brother.
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    GPS coordinates and bearings

    I'd say Litchi is a good option. If you don't already have it this is an excellent "excuse" to get it.
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    Flying for CBS 60 Minutes

    Very creative of you. Well done :)
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    Stolen Drove Footage

    Wrong!! Oh how many ways is this incorrect..... First let's start off with this.. the moment you click the shutter (or shutter button) the work is yours unless you are working for a client to take pictures for them (say a magazine photographer for instance) or unless you actually SIGN the...
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    Civilian drone crashes army helicopter

    Well it "Officially" happened. It looks like a lot of the speculation can be put to rest (and some more will now come to the surface). NTSB Investigating Collision Between Drone, U.S. Army Helicopter 10/5/2017