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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Chuck R, Jul 28, 2016.

  1. Chuck R

    May 6, 2016
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    Crockett, California USA
    Came across this while conducting a preflight briefing on Pilot Web:
    www. 1800wxbrief. com (Take the spaces out. Wouldn't let me post the link directly)

    There's a place that UAS pilots can create a flight plan for their proposed flight. This is not the same as requesting a NOTAM. Rather, it is more like a manned aircraft pilot filing a VFR flight plan. Here's the direct link:
    https:// www. 1800wxbrief. com/ website/ uoa (Take the spaces out. Wouldn't let me post the link directly)

    Here's the youtube training video:

    IMHO, this is a step closer to increasing flight safety while legitimizing the use of UAS within the NAS.

    Now, if we can just keep little Billy-Bob from flying the drone his daddy bought him from Best Buy within wildland fire TFR's and risking the safety of everyone concerned....
    #1 Chuck R, Jul 28, 2016
    Last edited: Jul 28, 2016
  2. SanCap

    Sep 18, 2013
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    South West Florida
    My NOTAM that I have for tomorrow shows up on the UAS operating map. I like the fact that it remembers your info in case you fly the same place multiple times as does the Notam system.