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Updates to FAA Part 107 Rules & Regulations (Flying over people, Flight at night, Recurrent Exam etc.)

Uncategorized Apr 20, 2021

Part 107 Updates

The FAA started the sUAS Part 107 program in June 2016. The program has been extremely popular, with 223,634 remote pilots certified and over 367,848 registered commercial drones in the United States as of April 19, 2021. As the FAA gets their hands around the concept of a...

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How Drone Are Leveraging LiDAR Cameras

Uncategorized Jul 22, 2020

Drones & Lidar

Modern commercial drones have evolved from what was mainly a flying camera into powerful data collecting tools. Standard Red Green Blue (RGB) cameras represent the most basic payloads for drones. Another step up in capability and cost are thermal and multispectral cameras. Even...

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Drones & Multispectral Cameras

Uncategorized Jul 20, 2020

Drones & Multispectral Cameras

Commercial drone pilots looking to work in the agricultural industry or in conservation should seriously consider multispectral cameras. There are, of course, several agriculture applications for standard Red Green Blue (RGB) cameras and, in some cases, even...

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Leveraging Thermal Imaging Drones

Uncategorized Jul 16, 2020

Thermal Cameras

When looking at the type of work you can perform with your drone, the deciding factor is often what kind of payload the aircraft is carrying. For most commercial drones, the standard payload is a Red Green Blue (RGB) camera. 

RGB cameras see roughly the same spectrum of light...

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How Drones Are Changing Construction

Uncategorized Jul 06, 2020

Drones in Construction

Perhaps no industry has adopted drones on a larger scale than the construction industry. From large multi-national firms to small family-owned operations, professionals in the space have seen the benefits of adding drones into their operations. Improvements in safety and...

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Drones & Precision Agriculture

Uncategorized Jun 24, 2020

In 2019, precision agriculture was a $4.7 billion industry globally. While UAV technology does not represent all of this figure, it is undoubtedly a significant part of the industry. Analysts project that the precision agriculture industry will have a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13.0%...

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Speed Ramping Your Drone Footage | Taught By Hunter So

Uncategorized Jun 22, 2020

Drone Masterclass Tutorial: Learn Speed Ramping with Hunter.

Spend some time with us today learning how to take your drone footage to the next level by incorporating speed ramps in your next video!

 

For those of you who are new, welcome! Altitude University is an Online Drone School.

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Altitude University – Getting into Real Estate Photography

Uncategorized Jun 19, 2020

Altitude University – Getting into Real Estate Photography

There are many career paths for commercial drone pilots, especially those who have recently passed the Part 107 exam. As drones become more prevalent in the world, there is almost no limit to where your drone can take you. While...

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The Advantages of Becoming A Commercial Drone Pilot

Uncategorized Jun 15, 2020

In the last few years, it seems drones have gone from a simple and quirky child's toy to a disruptive technology finding use in a wide range of industries. This growth has taken many analysts by surprise. Even more exciting is that we are still at the beginning of drones finding their place in...

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The Benefits of Test Preparation Services for the Part 107 Exam

Uncategorized Jun 01, 2020

The decision to become a commercial drone pilot will likely lead you into a rewarding and enjoyable profession. The freedom to become your own boss while flying drones for profit is a joy shared by many professionals in the UAV industry.

Once you have decided to become a commercial drone pilot,...

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