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What does a Part 107 Waiver denial by the FAA Look Like?

In FAA Part 107, Waiver & Airspace Authorization by Enrico Schaefer

The FAA has denied the vast majority of Part 107 Waiver requests submitted by drone pilots and operators.  The number one reason for waiver or airspace denial is the failure of the applicant to provide sufficient details about their operations, and detail about “the proposed operation, the purpose of the operation, and method by which the proposed operation can be safely conducted.”  If …

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Drone Safety & Part 107 Compliance Are Key To Market Growth

In FAA Part 107 by Cathy Maddasion

Welcome to this edition of Drone Law Pro Radio. Your source of information for everything UAV. We are drone attorneys and we speak drone. Welcome to Drone Law Pro Radio. We are broadcasting today from Miami, actually South Beach, Florida, where it’s sunny and beautiful unlike my home state of Michigan.  I am happy to be here and I am …

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What Does the FAA Want to See in Your Part 107 Waiver or Airspace Request?

In Waiver & Airspace Authorization by Enrico Schaefer

How do I get a FAA Part 107 Waiver? Here is what the FAA says drone pilots need to do to get a Part 107 Waiver or Airspace request approved. You need to follow these steps and meet the performance based standards required by the FAA. (transcript coming soon). The FAA requires you to provided a detailed plan of drone/UAV operations which meet …

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ADM and Risk Management for UAS Operators: The FAA Perspective

In Drone Law Blog, FAA Part 107 by Enrico Schaefer

ADM stands for “Aeronautical Decision-Making.” – FAA FAASTeam Program Manager Kevin Morris, Great Lakes Region – Flight Standards Division,District Office – 15 gave a ‘must see’ presentation to drone pilots and operators on a variety of subjects including: ADM for drone pilots. Risk management decision making for drone operations. Real world scenarios. How to obtain a Part 107 Waiver? What …

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‘Ask Drone U’ Podcast with Kevin Morris, Director of Operations for the FAASTeam of the FAA

In FAA Part 107 by Cathy Maddasion

Kevin Morris was recently interviewed by the good folks at DroneU www.thedroneu.com.  The drone lawyers at DLP have analyzed the interview and are providing the following thoughts and analysis.  You can listen to the full interview at “Ask Drone You” here. [Transcript & Legal Commentary provided by DLP]. Paul: Hey everyone. Welcome to another awesome episode of ‘Ask Drone U’. My name is Paul and …

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Part 107 Airspace Authorization- FAA Webinar Overview

In FAA Part 107, Waiver & Airspace Authorization by Cathy Maddasion

[Introduction]: Welcome to DroneLaw.Pro. Today we are going to be continuing some of our in-training and instructional videos on how to obtain airspace authorization from the FAA under Part 107 and how to obtain Waivers. Listen to this show using media link at the bottom of the article. (see below) The focus today is going to be on obtaining your airspace …

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The Arguments For and Against Cut & Paste UAV Contracts

In FAA Part 107, Manuals & Documents by Enrico Schaefer

Traverse Legal, PLC, the lawyers behind DroneLaw.Pro, have been innovators in providing high value, low cost legal services for almost two decades.  Traverse Legal was one  of the first law firms in the United States provide full access to case management systems to clients, guaranteed documented deliverables and guaranteed flat fee pricing. DLP’s lawyers often push hard against ‘traditional’ law firms and lawyers who …

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FAA Part 107 Webinar – Commercial UAS Operations

In Drone Law, FAA Part 107 by Cathy Maddasion

Last week, the FAA gave an online Webinar regarding Part 107 and commercial UAS operations. Several items were covered, including review of current UAS commercial operations myths and truths, review of the Part 107 regulations and a questions/answer period from those in attendance. Today, the FAA has provided the recording of that Webinar. Kevin Morris, FAASTeam Program Manager of the Minneapolis …