Tag Archives: SUAS

IF YOU ARE FAA PART 107 sUAS CERTIFIED

If you hold a Part 107 sUAS certificate, be sure that you’re on top of your expiration date. Part 107 requires that you take a recurrent knowledge exam, or if you are Part 61 a training class,  every 24 months. … Continue reading

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Automated Airspace Authorization Is Here !

AirMap is a UAS Service Supplier of automated airspace authorization at LAANC prototype evaluation facilities. Automated airspace authorization is #poweredbyAirMap. Commercial drone operators can request digital airspace authorization in U.S. controlled airspace through the very same AirMap mobile app that … Continue reading

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AirMap Working With The FAA On Low-Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC)

Santa Monica, CA based Air Map is working with the FAA on Low-Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC). The results of that collaboration are significant and should come as great news to commercial sUAS pilots. To fully appreciate LAANC, I’ll … Continue reading

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SPECIAL OPERATIONS FORCES INDUSTRY CONFERENCE (SOFIC) PART I

The Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC) is a premier event held annually in Tampa, FL home of  U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM). The venue is a collaborative effort between USSOCOM and the National Defence Industrial Association (NDIA). NDIA is … Continue reading

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WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE FLYING YOUR CHRISTMAS DRONE…

I’ve been chatting with a number of my UAV sources and was informed that UAV sales have been through the roof this Holiday Season. The majority of buyers fall under the category of recreational users. I think that’s a wonderful … Continue reading

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UPDATE ON THE REMOTE PILOT IN COMMAND sUAS CERTIFICATION

We’ve just completed taking the FAA’s knowledge exam. The exam is advertised as a 2 hr., 60 question test; however, the FAA includes 5 or 6 additional questions to  validate them so plan on sitting for a 65 question exam. … Continue reading

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Aurora Flight Science SKATE Small Unmanned Aircraft System

  The last 12 years of uninterrupted action in Iraq and Afghanistan has ushered in a number of technologies touted as force multipliers; however, none are as deserving of the accolade as the Unmanned Arial Vehicle (UAV), but in particular … Continue reading

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