Last month, the FAA gave businesses and industries across the country the legal ability to integrate an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) into their operations. Over 500,000 UAS are registered with the FAA, and more registrations are processed each day.
Drone Safety + Security Measures
The new rules regulate operations and safety for drones weighing less than 55 pounds. The UAS rules are designed to minimize risks to other aircraft, and people and property on the ground. The rules also create certification requirements for individuals operating UAS (Remote Pilot in Command). Learn more about becoming a Remote Pilot in Command.
The UAS Upside to Owners + Operators
Entry into the UAS industry is inexpensive and Remote Pilot in Command (R-PIC) training requirements are minimal compared to other pilot certifications. Considering adding a drone to your operation? Review a summary of UAS operating limitations.