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FAA Training for Part 107 Drone Pilot Night Ops

CORRECTION/CLARIFICATION: Article updated April 13, 2021. The only new privilege tied to the new Part 107 test and training after 4/6 is Operation at Night. Current Part 107 holders may Operate Over People and Moving Vehicles in accordance with the rule automatically after 4/21/21, when the rule goes into effect.  Call …

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FAA Releases Online Courses For Drone Pilot Recurrent Training

The FAA announced on Thursday that its updated training courses for Part 107 unmanned aircraft systems (UAS/drone) pilots are now live online. The free courses meet the training requirement for operations under the new Operation of Small Unmanned Aircraft Over People rule, which is scheduled to go into effect on …

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SkyTask receives FAA waiver for BVLOS flights in Colorado

Drone company SkyTask has announced it has received an FAA waiver to conduct BVLOS flights at the Colorado State University Drone Center. The waiver is a large milestone for the company, allowing it to continue testing its drone-based asset monitoring and inspection programs. SkyTask’s system allows drone operators and companies …

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uAvionix ping200X is the World’s First FAA TSO Certified Drone Transponder

BIGFORK, Mont.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, uAvionix, the leader in communications, navigation, and surveillance (CNS) solutions for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), announced ping200X, its flagship Mode S ADS-B OUT Transponder for UAS, has received Technical Standard Order (TSO) certification from the FAA. ping200X is the pinnacle of years of evolution and investment in …

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An FAA reminder: Register your drone and avoid stadiums

As the weather has many pilots dusting off their drones and charging up their batteries, the FAA has a couple of important reminders: Ensure that your drone is registered, and avoid flying near stadiums. It’s drone season again for many of us (though of course there are plenty of people …

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Tivy senior obtains FAA drone pilot license |

Tivy High School Senior Lee McDonald has earned his FAA Drone Pilot License, the first Tivy student to complete the process through the Career & Technology Education Aviation pathway offered for students at Tivy. McDonald went through the training program with about 20-hours’ worth of video and quizzes before taking …

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