Federal Aviation Administration – Drone / UAS Resources

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With the increased interest and requests for the use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) for both commercial and private use, the FAA offers various resources of information regarding drones on their website. Understanding how, when and where you can fly a drone can seem complicated. Our team of drone law and UAV industry experts can help you navigate Section 333, …

14 CFR § 107.25(b) – Waiver for Operations from a Moving Vehicle or Aircraft

In Drone Law Blog, Our attorneys handle all FAA Part 107 Issues, Waiver & Airspace Authorization by Drone Law Pro Team

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[From Traverse Legal’s Detroit Law Office]  The FAA is starting to grant more waivers from Part 107. While they have issued a significant number of daytime waivers (if you are looking for training to file your own daytime waiver, we offer free training here), allowing operations from a moving vehicle or aircraft is a bit more difficult to obtain from the …

FAA Voids Model Aircraft Registration

In Drone Law Blog, Drone Law Top Level Categories, Recreational Drone Registration by Enrico Schaefer

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Drone hobbyists rejoice, the FAA’s 2015 ruling requiring registration for model aircraft has been overturned thanks to insurance lawyer John A. Taylor.  Here’s why, and how, Taylor won his case, and what you should do if you registered with the FAA. The Registration Rule: The FAA created a registration database as a way to address safety concerns for drones in …

FAA Airspace Authorization Grid Maps for Class E Airspace (LAANC System)

In Drone Law Blog, Our attorneys handle all FAA Part 107 Issues, Waiver & Airspace Authorization by Enrico Schaefer

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LAANC System:  LAANC is the Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability, a collaboration between FAA and Industry. It directly supports UAS integration into the airspace.  The FAA has made good on its promise to start releasing grid maps for controlled airspace, starting with lateral boundaries of Class E. Because drone pilots need airspace authorization to fly in Class B, C, D and …

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

In Drone Law Blog, Our attorneys handle all FAA Part 107 Issues, Waiver & Airspace Authorization by Enrico Schaefer

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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 …

Enrico:  What we are going to do now is listen to Kevin Morris from the FAA talk about the Performance Based Standards that are going to be the standards you have to show the FAA you are going to comply with in order to get a Part 107 Waiver.  There is a lot of mystique around the Part 107 Waiver …

How the FAA Has Screwed Up Part 107 Airspace Authorizations

In Drone Law Blog, Our attorneys handle all FAA Part 107 Issues, Waiver & Airspace Authorization by Drone Law Pro Team

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Welcome to this edition of Drone Law Pro Radio. Your source of information for everything UAV. We are drone attorneys and we speak drone. My name is drone lawyer Enrico Schaefer and today we are going to be talking about the real problem with the FAA’s handling of Part 107. Now everybody was excited about Part 107 when it was …

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

In Drone Law Blog, Waiver & Airspace Authorization by Enrico Schaefer

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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. Do you need legal advice or industry standard drone contracts and forms? The FAA requires you to …

Part 107 Airspace Authorization- FAA Webinar Overview

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[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 …

Part 107 Waiver Requests & Airspace Authorization

In Drone Law Blog, Our attorneys handle all FAA Part 107 Issues, Waiver & Airspace Authorization by Enrico Schaefer

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This Article addresses the following issues for Part 107 drone pilots and operators: How Do I get obtain a Part 107 waiver from the FAA? How do I obtain ATC airspace permissions in restricted airspace (Class B, C, D and E surface area)? If you are a commercial drone operator, or part 107 Pilot, you will need ATC airspace permissions in restricted airspace …