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5 Characteristics of a Great Commercial Drone Pilot

piloting tips Jan 05, 2019

 

Now that we have reached over 100,000 Part 107 Certified Commercial Drone Pilots in the United States, others are starting to realize how ripe the drone industry is for innovation and profitable businesses through flying drones. What may have started out as a hobby is rapidly becoming a...

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UAS Traffic Management System: What Will the Sky Look Like in 5 Years?

regulations Jan 05, 2019

 

In this Article, we will be discussing the UAS Traffic Management System (UTM) and what it means for the future of drone technology.

 

The Federal Aviation Administration, NASA and Large Industry Stakeholders have been working towards a common goal over the last few years, which has...

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FAA Reauthorization Bill & What It Means For The Drone Industry Moving Forward

regulations Jan 05, 2019

 

Published October 3rd, 2018

 

The Senate passed H.R 302, the highly anticipated Reauthorization Act of 2018 with a strong majority vote of 93-6. This bill outlines the new provisions for Commercial & Recreational Drone Pilots, and also provides insight into the...

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Altitude University Pre, During, & Post Drone Flight Checklist

piloting tips Jan 05, 2019

 

Here at Altitude, drone safety is always our number one priority, ensuring a safe flight from the ground up, and that all missions are flown in Part 107 Compliance. Our safety procedures and checklists for pilots include: Pre-Flight (Offsite, before leaving the house or office),...

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Drones Are Upping the Game in Real Estate Marketing With Aerial Photography

industries Jan 04, 2019

 

There are no more excuses for low-quality real estate marketing in today’s tech-savvy era. Real estate agents across the nation are looking to utilize new and innovative ways to market their properties and aerial photography is rapidly turning into an industry standard. To avoid...

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How To Register Your Drone With the FAA

piloting tips Jan 04, 2019

 

We are going to walk you through the process of how to register your drone with the FAA in these simple steps below.

 

The FAA requires that all unmanned aircraft greater than .55 pounds and less than 55 pounds be registered with the FAA and given a registration number. You can do...

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Step-By-Step Guide to Taking the Part 107 Drone License Exam

part 107 license Jan 04, 2019

 

Register your UAV

The FAA requires that all drones greater than .55 pounds and less than 55 pounds be registered with the FAA and given a registration number. You can do this by either registering online or using a paper-based registration process.

UAV’s that are not flown as model...

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Drone License 101: Is Acquiring a Part 107 Drone License Right for You?

part 107 license Jan 04, 2019

You've finally decided you want to fly. You've chosen the perfect drone. Now what? It is time to figure out where, when, and what missions you can legally fly to avoid large fines and ensure drone safety. And if you haven't chosen a drone yet, don't worry! Head over to our blog post on Top...

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Drone Safety: Record Keeping & Post Flight Maintenance

piloting tips Jan 04, 2019

 

Flying a drone can come with quite a bit of risk without the right safety protocols. Weather, pilots, equipment, and many other factors can make a normal flight very dangerous for bystanders on the ground within a matter of seconds. That is why our team of licensed drone operators wanted...

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Drone Insurance: What to Know for Commercial Drone Operations

piloting tips Jan 04, 2019

 

If you are an Aerial Service Provider, you may have discovered that it is very difficult to close contracts with companies in various industries without drone insurance. Luckily, we are here to help! 

After personally owning an Aerial Service Providing business for more than 2 years,...

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