YouTube is king of the Millennial generation and leaks into both Gen-X and Gen-Z as the top video hosting platform. It is also a leader in both the entertainment and social media categories allowing for users to create their own profiles as well as enjoy a range of video content from user-generated to even full-fledged cable programming. Looking at such a juicy proposition, any drone pilot would be salivating at the opportunity to become a face of the community on YouTube.
It’s the aerial entrepreneur’s first time being slapped with the reality of government regulation. The dreaded Part 107 certification. It’s a necessary “evil.” Whether you are new to the game or you have taken the Part 107 test before, this article will touch on the importance of attaining a Part 107 certification before flying commercially and provide some leads for where you can find the best study materials for the initial and recurrent versions of the test.
Whether you’re looking to fly for fun or you want to start a business that either revolves around or includes the use of unmanned aerial systems, it can be a scary and confusing world to jump into — especially since some of the price tags can get steep. That’s where I come in to offer advice.
Last week we took a huge step in building our reputation throughout the state of Pennsylvania as a leading drone cinematography and photography resource.
When I purchased my Mavic 2 Zoom, I thought it was sleek and sexy. The gunmetal grey body paired with silver accents just gave it that cool, secret agent vibe that I wanted in my drone, especially after graduating up from a bulky, white Phantom 3 aircraft. Not only did it pack a punch with a bunch of new features, but it was cool to look at too.
It was only fitting that our community of mavericks and renegades band together to fight against oppression. I just wish the stakes weren’t so high for so many when it comes to their rights and privileges to take to the skies and do what they love.
To enter, go to my Instagram and FOLLOW MY PAGE, LIKE AT LEAST ONE POST, and SHARE MY PAGE WITH ONE OR MORE OF YOUR FRIENDS! You must be following my page at the time of the drawing and you must complete all three requirements to be considered in the running. Failure to meet these standards will eliminate you from contention.
We have just a few days left to comment on this legislation. The FAA has opened the floor and now is the time for all of us to speak up against this proposal. Make your voice heard by submitting a comment and let the FAA know that they need to go back to the drawing board before proposing remote identification legislation again. Do not let our hobby die. Do not let the FAA and its lobbyist cronies like Amazon take away our rights and privileges as UAS pilots. FIGHT THE POWER, MAN!
Did you know not far from Pennsylvania’s capital city of Harrisburg one of our nation’s greatest monuments is commemorated in miniature form?
Between the east-end of the Park City Mall and the west-side of Long’s Park is a tunnel (it’s really just a walking path that passes under Route 30, but calling it a tunnel is more fun) that is accessible to all foot traffic between the two locations.