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  1. Stuart Covey

    USA Recertification Test

    So I'm due to recertify my Part 107 by Sep 1st and I had a quick question some of you might have some knowledge on. I still have access to my initial training course I purchased through Drone Pilot Ground School. I know the recertification test is slightly different than the initial test, so do...
  2. D

    Night Flying in the USA

    I though this was an interesting video put out today... I'm not in the USA, but it was both a fun video and very informative on the flying at night for both hobby and commercial use....
  3. SilkyMilky

    USA LAANC Authorizations in Active Regions

    Greetings, Has anyone used AirMap, Kittyhawk, etc to receive clearance to fly in a restricted airspace under the new LAANC program? It doesn't become active in my region until later this summer, so I was curious to get some feedback on it. Is it as easy as it's played up to be on the...
  4. Dr. Ifly Drones

    New FAA UAV Regulations (Let the screaming begin!)

    News out today that actual airframes must be registered in the USA regardless of hobby or commercial intent: Getting a Drone for the Holidays? You'll Have to Register It With the FAA I've read what I can find but, it doesn't seem to discriminate between those airframes already in service or...
  5. E

    San Diego Presentation - Looking Ahead - Drone (sUAS) Rules for 2018

    Looking Ahead - Drone (sUAS) Rules for 2018 Date and Time: Wednesday, November 15, 2017, starting at 18:00 Pacific Standard Time View Map Speaker(s): Jeff Riolo and other sUAS Leaders Brief Description: 14 CFR Part 101 and Part 107 FAA sUAS Rules covered. This includes: Recreation, Public...
  6. Zach Zach

    NEED HELP - BUYING INSPIRE 2

    Hi all! I posted this in my welcome message as well as I'm a new member for those who read that already. I always try to give more than I take. Thus, I apologize in advance for coming right out of the gate with an urgent "ask" of everyone. Once the dust settles, I will begin contributing a...
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    San Diego Presentation - Risk Mitigation Strategies for sUAS Pilots

    Risk Mitigation Strategies for sUAS Pilots On Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 18:00 Pacific Daylight Time Location: Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Branch Library 9005 Aero Dr., San Diego, CA Community Room San Diego, CA 92123 Speaker: Jay Bernstein from Clarity Aero, and other sUAS Industry Leaders...
  8. E

    San Diego Presentation: Lights - Camera - Drone - Action!

    San Diego Presentation: Lights - Camera - Drone - Action! Serra Mesa-Kearny Mesa Branch Library 9005 Aero Drive, San Diego, CA Date: Wednesday, September 20th, 2017, 18:00 PDT Speaker(s): Dean Taylor, from Fox5 San Diego Description: As UAV’s become increasingly popular, many businesses are...
  9. E

    San Diego - sUAS Airspace Authorizations and Part 107 UAS Waivers

    Acquiring Drone Airspace Authorizations and other FAA Part 107 UAS Waivers Date: Wednesday, August 16, 2017, starting at 18:00 Pacific Daylight Time Speaker(s): Jeff Riolo & other sUAS Industry Leaders Description: Learn how to successfully create and submit FAA drone airspace...
  10. Force Aerial

    USA I got caught between needing a sport pilot license and 107

    Get a sport pilots license or wait for the FAA? This was the big question about two years ago when we decided to take the leap to establish Force Aerial. I decided to go for the pilots license. If I could get my airman certificate before the FAA came up with a more streamlined approach to the...
  11. Y

    DJI's Latest Firmware/DJIGo Update Announcement

    DJI Updates Process For Activating Software And Firmware Updates DJI just announced another firmware update and DJIGo update that seems like it will end up being a pain in the *** for those of us that use the Inspire for work. Considering just leaving well enough alone and never upgrading my...
  12. E

    San Diego - Know Before You Buy and Fly Hobby/Commercial/Institutional sUAS Drones

    FAA Safety Team | Safer Skies Through Education "Know Before You Buy and Fly Hobby or Commercial or Institutional sUAS Drones" Topic: Topics on sUAS presented by Experts and Users within the Industry to help Promote Aviation Public Safety, Enjoyment & Careers On Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at...
  13. heygeorge

    USA Commercial part 107 Pilots

    I knew this is a problem we would run across, but I didn't know just how rampant it was. I've been doing a lot of commercial real estate shoots, but came across a farm for sale. When I offered my services, I find out the guy who does the interior shots overs "drone shots" for an additional...
  14. RemotePilot101

    Approved Airspace Authorization!

    So the FAA to date has only approved 81 airspace authorizations. I’m proud to say we’re one of those. Nearly 1,000 have been submitted yet the FAA is throwing out 90% of them! In this quick video I show the authorization and detail the steps we took to make it happen.
  15. atlav8r

    (AMA) Now Offering 107 Remote Pilot Test Preparation Through UAV Ground School

    A nice endorsement for Part 107 training, More at Company News and Press Information - UAV Commercial Drone Ground School Academy Of Model Aeronautics (AMA) Now Offering 107 Remote Pilot Test Preparation Through UAV Ground School Program Offers 195,000 AMA Members, Preparation For FAA Part...
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    How Did you study for the Part 107 test?

    Hello, I am an aviation insurance broker. I get a lot of questions from potential clients about how to study for the Part 107 test. However, I have not taken the test myself. How did everyone study for the test? Thanks, Joe Ernster Bullock Agency. Inc. [email protected]
  17. Tommy Bayshore

    Airman Certificate Question

    I've been issued my temp airman certificate and was wondering the wait time to get the real card in the mail, not sure exactly what to "search" for as searching for "airman certificate wait" etc.. doesn't really pull up what im looking for.
  18. atlav8r

    Hello from north Atlanta GA

    Cliff Whitney here and I appreciate the kind welcome to the Inspire Pilots group. I am a licensed private pilot and an avid aviation participant blessed to be living on a 2600-ft private grass airstrip . I mostly fly my Citabria, and 1-26 sailplane. I am a master rated Hang Glider pilot with...
  19. RemotePilot101

    Video: Understanding Airspace

    Charts and airspace play such a huge role not only in our everyday operations but also on the FAA Part 107 knowledge test. Last week myself and the team at RemotePilot101 handled over 1,000 support tickets/live chat requests and the common theme was airspace. So I put together a quick video for...
  20. William Gaddy

    USA A vexing problem re Part 107.

    So a hypothetical scenario popped into my head, and after going through the Part 107 AC, the part 107 rules themselves, and even the entire Federal Register discussion with respondent notes, I am still terribly vexed on this one. Let's say I'm an owner/operator (in the aircraft sense), with a...