46 articles
 
6 days ago

Wildfires and drones don’t mix — do not fly around forest fires!

As wildfires continue to rage over the United States, firefighters are dealing with unauthorized drones. Remember, it's illegal to fly over a forest fire.
6 days ago
 
2 weeks ago

Apps that provide LAANC authorization

Looking to fly your drone in the United States? If you're headed for controlled airspace, these are the apps that can provide LAANC airspace authorization from the FAA.
2 weeks ago
 
3 weeks ago

New drone? This is how you fly legally

Before you fly your new drone, here is the info you need to know to fly legally and safely within the United States. Drone rules to keep you safe.
3 weeks ago
 
3 weeks ago

Drone pilot training – from beginner to commercial drone pilot license

Drone training is an evolution, first the hobby pilot needs to learn how to fly, then you need to get your Part 107 commercial drone license to make money. Pilot training is here.
3 weeks ago
 
3 weeks ago

No drone zone: Common no-fly zones for drones in the U.S.

It's time to put your drone into the sky, but where should you fly? To help answer that, let's explore some no fly zones for your drone, what the FAA calls a No Drone Zone!
3 weeks ago
 
August 20, 2020

Do you need your Part 107 certification?

The FAA has a small quiz available to help you determine what kind of drone pilot you are. Do you need your Part 107 certification?
August 20, 2020
 
July 25, 2020

You need to register your drone with the FAA before you fly!

New drone owners may not think about it, but you should know if you need to register your drone with the FAA before you fly - and, yes, you probably do!
July 25, 2020
 
July 25, 2020

Are head injuries a good measure of drone safety?

Safety is the name of the game, how small should a drone be to ensure it can't cause serious head injury or worse? 0.55 lbs? 2.5 lbs? More?
July 25, 2020
 
May 6, 2020

Dear Airmap, please remember the hobby pilots for Remote ID

FAA announces the companies that will help build the systems for drone Remote ID. Airmap, Amazon, and Intel made the list.
May 6, 2020
 
April 1, 2020

Delivery drones: Understanding the challenges for drone delivery

Google, UPS, Amazon, the USPS and others are exploring drone deliveries, but are they sustainable? Are delivery drones even possible within the laws?
April 1, 2020
 
January 18, 2020

Brendan Schulman and DJI’s thoughts on drone remote ID

Brendan Schulman of DJI chats with us about drone remote ID, knowledge tests and getting involved with the FAA - you can make a difference, speak up!
January 18, 2020
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