Part 107

Fighting Drone Registration “Schemes” With Free Stickers

Fighting drone registration “schemes” with free stickers

Pilot Institute, a leading drone school in the United States, is proud to announce that we have shipped more than 10,000 sets of free drone registration stickers. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requires all drones that weigh over 250 grams…

Number Of Drone Registrations With Faa Plummets

Number of drone registrations with FAA plummets

The number of drone registrations with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has plummeted by tens of percent since the beginning of 2021. The number of registered drones used commercially by Part 107 operators fell by 27%, while the number of…

Part 107 And Skydio 2 Giveaway From Dronexl And Drone U

Part 107 and Skydio 2 Giveaway from DroneXL and Drone U

Another Giveaway! We’re giving away 20 Part 107 online courses and one Skydio 2 drone! Become an FAA-recognized ‘Pilot in Command’ in 2021 by participating in our Part 107 and Skydio 2 Giveaway. DroneXL partnered with Drone U to giveaway…

Skydio'S Amazing Obstacle Avoidance Or Dumb Luck?

Skydio 2’s amazing obstacle avoidance or dumb luck?

Check out this video on Youtube from Brandonee916 where he uses the autonomously flying Skydio 2 to film a Tesla Model 3 in full self-driving mode Beta on public roads in the Nevada desert. At one point in the video,…

Faa Fines Philadelphia Drone Pilot And Youtuber $184,500

FAA fines Philadelphia drone pilot and Youtuber $184,500

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has fined drone pilot Mikey from Philadelphia, better known as Youtube comedian PhillydroneLife, for $184,500 $182,004 in proposed civil penalties for the drone videos he live-streamed to Youtube. Yes, you read that correctly, $182,004 in…

Part 107 Pilots Beware Skydio Is Not Your Friend

Part 107 pilots beware, Skydio is NOT your friend

This week Drone Deploy has their conference and in one of the presentations, it becomes clear for Part 107 pilots that Skydio is not their friend. Skydio envisions a future without drone pilots and one that is not allowed under…