Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operations


Contracting Drone Operators: Pros and Cons for Your Organization

June 26, 2020, Colin Romberger, Chief Pilot, DARTdrones

The use of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) among corporate and government entities has risen steadily since 2016, following publication of federal sUAS regulations (Part 107). Many organizations have seen the potential sUAS have to increase efficiency, improve safety and enhance capabilities, and are leveraging these advantages.


Preparing for and Understanding Remote ID

March 26, 2020, Colin Romberger, Chief Pilot, DARTdrones

Over the last decade, Civil Aviation Authorities worldwide have had to tackle the challenge of integrating unmanned aircraft into traditional…


The 5 Essential Steps of UAS Site Assessments

November 6, 2019, Hannah McBeth, Marketing Manager, DARTdrones

Most often, the crucial moment for avoiding an accident in aviation—whether you’re the pilot of a manned craft or an…


8 Tips from a Manned and Unmanned Pilot for Safely Flying a Drone in Extreme Weather Conditions

April 1, 2019, Colin Romberger, Chief Pilot, DARTdrones

As the drone industry and FAA drone regulations expand, more and more industries are finding use cases to launch drones…


Improving Safety: Understanding sUAS Autonomous Capabilities

December 5, 2018, Colin Romberger, Chief Pilot, DARTdrones

There’s absolutely no doubt about it: the future of commercial unmanned aircraft operations will revolve around autonomy. Without autonomy, sUAS…


Developing a Safety Culture Through an Internal Pilot Qualification Program

June 1, 2018, Jerry White, Texas Flight Instructor, DARTdrones

As the small unmanned aircraft system (sUAS) industry continues to grow rapidly, large organizations are latching on to this industry‐altering…


sUAS Crisis Management: Ensuring Successful Communications During Crisis Response Operations

January 5, 2018, Colin Romberger, Chief Pilot, DARTdrones

In 2017, the United States endured many natural disasters, terrorist attacks, and other forms of destruction. Throughout these national crises…


Maximizing Safety and Minimizing Risk in Unmanned Aircraft Operations

August 10, 2016, Josh Olds, Vice President of Operations, Unmanned Safety Institute (USI)

In June 2016, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) published its long-awaited rules governing the commercial use of small Unmanned Aircraft…


FAA Proposed Rules for Small UAS Fall Short

August 3, 2015, Waypoint Global Strategies, Co-authored by, Alex Mirot and Anthony Galante

In February 2015 the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released its long-awaited Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) on rules for…


Safety Culture for Small UAS Operators

January 9, 2015, Alex Mirot, President, Unmanned Safety Institute, LLC

With the upcoming release of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) governing small “Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)”, there is increased…

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