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TFR – Drone Term of the Week

What is a TFR?

And why does a drone pilot care?

A Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) is a type of Notices to Airmen (NOTAM). A TFR defines an area restricted to air travel due to a hazardous condition, a special event, or a general warning for the entire FAA airspace. The text of the actual TFR contains the fine points of the restriction.

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The Drone Term of the Week – Do You Know Them All?

By |2020-01-23T20:51:08+00:00February 5th, 2020|Drone News, Drone term of the week|0 Comments

Waiver – Drone Term of the Week

What is a waiver?

Who do you get it from, and under what circumstances are they issued?

A waiver is an official document issued by the FAA which approves certain operations of aircraft outside the limitations of a regulation.

You may request to fly specific drone operations not allowed under part 107 by requesting an operational waiver. These waivers allow drone pilots to deviate from certain rules under part 107 by demonstrating they can still fly safely using alternative methods.
Drone Operations that Require Waivers

You do NOT need a waiver to fly a drone following part 107 rules. You DO need a waiver when you want to operate a drone contrary to the rules in part 107 under the waivable operations listed below:

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The Drone Term of the Week – Do You Know Them All?

By |2020-01-23T20:36:25+00:00January 28th, 2020|Drone News, Drone term of the week|0 Comments

AGL – Drone Term of the Week

What does AGL mean?

And what does it have to do with drones & UAVs?

AGL means “above ground level.” Drones and UAVs are allowed to fly up to 400′ AGL, or up to 400 feet above the ground.
They can also fly within 400 feet of any structure, regardless of the structure’s height above the ground.

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The Drone Term of the Week – Do You Know Them All?

By |2020-01-23T20:31:33+00:00January 23rd, 2020|Drone News, Drone term of the week|0 Comments