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  1. Delta Blue

    "Jerk" Flying Outside Authorized Envelope

    We have all seen it and read it...drone pilots flying into and over clouds, flying as far as possible way beyond visual line of sight, flying high as possible, flying at night, etc., which might make for great videos but all no-no's without authorization, the possibilities of such commonly even...
  2. Busdriver

    Food for Thought..........

    One of the "hanger rats" in our little group known as the Frustrated Aviation Addicts (aka FAA), works in code enforcement. He's the guy for this district who determines if someone is to be cited or not. This includes UAV's. He offered a bit of friendly advice and "food for thought" for UAV...
  3. brian bwin

    airspace authorization backlog rant

    Well, 31 days after my second email inquiry and 121 days after submitting my request for a routine airspace authorization I got this response from the FAA help desk: So maybe I can expect the request I made in April to come through by September?!?! :mad: Meanwhile I'm slated to be screwed out...
  4. Delta Blue

    The Coming UTM System

    I benefited from reading this article about the push to create the UAS Traffic Management System that we may be encountering in the next few years, being developed and tested by NASA, that will organize the way the FAA works with local governments and civil rights, and others may benefit as...
  5. Delta Blue

    It Finally Arrived!

    I passed the test on February 22nd with an A and it seemed like forever waiting for the real thing. I didn't really feel like an authentic remote pilot with that printed out temporary thing. It feels really good and I am cracking open one of my best cold ones with wifey tonight! Cheers to all...
  6. DroneDriver

    NOTAMs

    Got this from the FEDs... The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has established airspace restrictions over 133 military facilities to address national security concerns about unauthorized drone operations. The specific restricted locations are detailed in a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) – UAS...