1. dangerd

    End of hobby flying in USA?

    This committee is going to be the death of hobby flying if not stopped. Where is the AMA at this table? I don't really fly under 336 since getting my 107 but I would like to think that 336 will not be killed off for hobbyist in the future. If you are a hobby flyer, I would be very concerned, and...
  2. E

    San Diego Presentation - Ask the UAS Drone Experts Live

    Ask the UAS / UAV and Drone Experts Live Date and Time:. Wednesday, December 20, 2017, starting at 6 pm Pacific Standard Time Speaker(s): Jeff Riolo and other sUAS Leaders Brief Description: This is your chance to Ask the Experts in Panel Discussion Recreation / Hobby, Commercial, & Public...
  3. K

    Hobby Rules for Class B Airspace

    All of my searches on this subject turn up with results that (a) predate Taylor, and/or (b) cite to Airspace Restrictions. So post Taylor, what source of law authorizes the FAA to have any rule or regulation treating Class B airspace differently from other areas? Additionally, what...
  4. microraptor

    Recreational or Commercial?

    To all phantom pilots. Just a little poll.
  5. jdwarren

    Against the law to do real estate photographs with drone?

    Hey all! TL;DR Is it illegal to do drone photography in a neighborhood if the neighbors call the cops? So a friend brought up a valid point in regards to droning in residential neighborhoods. Scenario: You are taking pictures of a house in a busy neighborhood with lots of houses around...
  6. jdwarren

    [Help] Footage shot as hobbyist can be used commercially after part 107??

    Hey all! Question for you guys, I would like to split up into a couple parts.. TL;DR - If I shot something as a hobbyist and after I get my part 107, can I sell the footage from when I was a hobbyist or will FAA make me re-do my flight? I have been on a roadtrip the past 6 months shooting...
  7. SoCalDude

    Presidential Candidates' Views on Recreational Drones?

    I'm not referring to military drones, but what do we know about the U.S. presidential candidates' views on recreational or commercial drones?
  8. clackey

    Part 107 Problems for AMA fliers

    Hey guys this video is a couple weeks old but getting some good discussions around it on our other forums so thought you all might want to see it...
  9. DiverDan

    What constitutes Commercial use?

    Test case: I shoot hobby footage and post it on YouTube. If I allow ads to appear on it, and thereby get even a tiny amount of income from every click, have I crossed the line? Discuss among yourselves [Linda Richman from SNL].