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FAA proposes rule for remote identification of drones
Recreational drone flyers will soon be required to pass an online knowledge test
Weapons and drones don’t mix
Using KittyHawk for LAANC authorization, step-by-step for recreational drone users
Weekly Wrap-Up: August 4-10, 2019
FAA forces recreational drone flyers to use LAANC authorization
Weekly Wrap-Up: April 28-May 4, 2019
How to register your drone with the FAA as a recreational flyer
Hobbyist drone flyers must register their drones
Hobbyist drone flyers must display FAA registration on the outside of drone
Becoming a Better Drone Pilot: Do I Really Need a Part 107 Remote Pilot Certificate
Your First Phantom Drone – Part 2: Unboxing and Preparation

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Weekly Wrap-Up: August 4-10, 2019

It’s been a great week at Photofocus! Here’s a few of our favorite posts from the past week. First, Chris Anson discusses the FAA forcing recreational drone users to register via LAANC, while Bryan Esler reviews Sony TOUGH memory cards.

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Weekly Wrap-Up: April 28-May 4, 2019

The Weekly Wrap-Up features articles from the last seven days of Photofocus. This week, Lauri Novak explained how to check our camera’s shutter count, Michèle Grenier gives us her final decision on switching to mirrorless, Levi Sim discusses using speedlights

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FAA Releases Drone Rule

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released the “Operation and Certification of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems” final rule for non-hobby and non-recreational purposes today. Read on for a brief summary. The whole summary of part 107 is here. The rules take

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10 Tips for New Drone Flyers

Drones are really a lot of fun once you safely learn to fly them. Here are a few important tips to help you get up and flying. I didn’t list them in any particular order, so be sure to read through all of them before you get started.

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Weekly Wrap-Up: April 28-May 4, 2019

The Weekly Wrap-Up features articles from the last seven days of Photofocus. This week, Lauri Novak explained how to check our camera’s shutter count, Michèle Grenier gives us her final decision on switching to mirrorless, Levi Sim discusses using speedlights

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2829-1451

FAA Releases Drone Rule

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released the “Operation and Certification of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems” final rule for non-hobby and non-recreational purposes today. Read on for a brief summary. The whole summary of part 107 is here. The rules take

Read More
drone-flying-tips

10 Tips for New Drone Flyers

Drones are really a lot of fun once you safely learn to fly them. Here are a few important tips to help you get up and flying. I didn’t list them in any particular order, so be sure to read through all of them before you get started.

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Registering a Drone is Easy

Registration of drones-unmanned aerial vehicles or UAVs is now the law of the land starting today, Monday December 21, 2015. The process couldn’t be simpler. Go to https://registermyuas.faa.gov. If you are flying a micro-drone (they usually cost less than $100.00)

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