Category: drones

FAA Expands Online UAS Registration to Include Commercial Operations

FAA Expands Online Small Unmanned Aircraft Registration From the FAA:           Register here. FAA: Thursday, March 31 – Starting today, owners of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) used for commercial, public and other non-model aircraft operations will be able to use the FAA’s new, streamlined, web-based registration process to register their aircraft. The

FAA Announces ARC for Micro UAS

FAA announces ARC for performance standards and requirements for micro unmanned aircraft systems (micro UAS) – asking for recommendations by April 1 2016. The announcement can be found here.    
The FAA’s requirements for UAS operations near airports are dynamic  and they have recently been changed. You need a Standard COA. The Blanket COA and LOA arrangement of the past will no longer cut it. Since the beginning of the FAA’s “Blanket COA” process, commercial drone operators approved through a Section 333