Tagged: Instructional

Aeronautics Signs MoU with Romanian State Company

Romanian state-owned company Romaero has signed a memorandum of understanding with Israel’s unmanned aerial systems (UAS) company Aeronautics Group for maintaining UAS on Romanian soil and cooperate in training and instruction. According to the Israeli company, it will provide the Romanian company with the most advanced technological systems in the

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FAA Modifies Restrictions on Drones over DoD Facilities

At the request of the Department of Defense, and Federal security and law enforcement agencies, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has been using its existing authority under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations § 99.7 – “Special Security Instructions” – to address the potential threat posed by malicious

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NASA and Amazon Turn to France for UTM Tests

NASA and Amazon.com Inc. are tapping experts in France to figure out how to coordinate drone traffic, bolstering the country’s role as a hub for evolving regulation of unmanned aircraft. While Amazon hired a team in a Paris suburb, NASA headed closer to plane-maker Airbus SE’s home in Toulouse, calling

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DJI Mavic Air Review

The new Mavic Air is a small, compact drone that is the perfect companion for those looking to take a flying camera with them everywhere to capture all their activities. The drone is well built and comes pre-assembled, ready for flight. Beginner pilots could easily learn how to fly the

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How to apply for your PfCO using Flock’s pay-as-you-fly Drone Insurance

Thinking about becoming a commercial drone pilot? Insurance is an important requirement throughout your journey to getting a Permission for Commercial Operations (PfCO) certification. From flight assessment cover, to providing a proof-of-insurance ‘Cover Note’ document for your application, Flock is here to help. First things first: what is a commercial

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Getting Great Aerial Shots Over Water

Text & photos by Joe West
Very early on, I became fascinated with the possibility of using drones to create island-wide panoramas and unique perspectives of the beautiful Hawaiian Islands. I learned some hard lessons about how to research and prepare for each flight, when I would fly my drone

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Storage for Video Footage

One of the Questions we get asked a lot is: What is the best way to store and back up drone video footage?

For this answer we solicited Robert Rodriguez, Founder of Aerial Cinematography:

I might be one of the worst people to ask about how to efficiently store and backup

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