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FAA Implements Part 107, Effective 8/29/16

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has implemented new guidelines to govern the use of Unmanned Aircraft (UAs). Regulation Part 107 is the FAA’s continuing effort to integrate Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) operations into the National Airspace System (NAS) as mandated by Congress. The regulations of Part 107 were tailored to address the risks associated with small UAS operations in NAS. They apply to all civil small UAS operations and replace certain existing FAA regulations that impede civil small UAS operations. Continue reading FAA Implements Part 107, Effective 8/29/16

FAA Updates Motion Picture and Television Plans of Activity Processing-Aerial Activity

Aerial Filmworks provided the Airfilm AFSP mount and Cineflex V14HD for use on ERA Helicopter’s A-Star AS350-B2 for filming the Alaska sequence of the “That’s It That’s All” snowboard film with Director Curt Morgan.
Aerial Filmworks provided the Airfilm AFSP mount and Cineflex V14HD for use on ERA Helicopter’s A-Star AS350-B2 for filming the Alaska sequence of the “That’s It That’s All” snowboard film with Director Curt Morgan.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has updated its Plan of Activity processing for aerial activity to reflect the following:
Operators utilizing aircraft for aerobatic maneuvers below the minimum 1,500 feet above the surface or in proximity to persons or airspace are required to have a Certificate of Waiver and submit a Plan of Activity (POA) to the local Flights Standard District Office (FSDO). Please be advised, helicopter/aircraft below 500 feet will still require a POA. Minimum altitudes for aircrafts are specified in the Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) Continue reading FAA Updates Motion Picture and Television Plans of Activity Processing-Aerial Activity