DJI Mini2 Drone with RC-N1 Remote Controller

When driving a car there are specific rules and safety requirements to follow. As a recreational drone flyer there are similar rules to operate within. It’s the responsibility of the drone pilot to know the rules and fly responsibly.

The FAA aims to educate new drone owners on the various aspects of drone operation rules and regulations.

Here’s a quick breakdown on the FAA guidelines and regulations each new drone owner needs to know before operating their new gift.

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Snow covered Flatirons

Have you hired a national chain company to make real estate images and videos and been disappointed with the results?

In this post I’ll discuss the differences between dealing with national chains vs working with a local professional photographer and FAA certified drone pilot.

Why choose local?

In today’s media-saturated world you need to stand out in a competitive market. You have to grab the potential buyer’s attention with a much more immersive experience than cookie-cutter imagery.

You need to provide a unique perspective on properties, their...

Landing pad and drone

Are you thinking of doing that aerial photo job yourself? Or are you hiring a drone pilot for your next aerial photo or video job?

Here are five points to keep in mind to ensure get the best aerial content and also keep yourself out of hot water with the authorities:

  1. FAA Certified

If a drone is used for any commercial purposes there are several legal requirements which include remote pilot certification, aircraft registration and safe operations.

The pilot of the drone needs to hold a current Federal Aviation Authority...

Real Estate Twilight Drone Photography

The use of Uncrewed Aircraft Systems is a new and emerging industry. UAS also have diverse uses from recreational to search and rescue, surveying, infrastructure inspection and photography and video. Many people are not yet aware of what is involved in safe drone operations for commercial use. Here are a few common drone questions answered:

Drones are just a fun toy, right?

Although drones may be small and the pilot is operating the drone remotely, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regards and classifies all drones as aircraft, just like helicopters,...