1. W

    Advice on Flying in or near National Parks in VIC and NSW, Australia

    Hello everyone! Hoping to get some advice from some Aussie drone pilots. I'm a professional videographer and photographer, and a licensed and insured remote pilot in the US. I'm traveling to Australia over the holidays for vacation and thinking about bringing my Phantom 4 Pro. I'll be in...
  2. K

    Flying in New Zealand

    Super confused by the drone rules in New Zealand. Saw this video and it just makes me wonder if anyone actually goes to each and every house to ask or do people generally not really care? Does anyone know how they did this?
  3. S

    This is why we can't have nice things - Drone nearly hits passenger plane landing in New Zealand

    I was just reading the latest article regarding a near miss of a drone with a commercial airliner. THIS IS WHY WE CANT HAVE NICE THINGS. It's because of the people who think that it's cool to fly drones within 5 meters of an aircraft. Drone operators should have some common sense, no? This is...
  4. 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...
  5. impurenergy

    Drone laws Indonesia/Bali

    I am continuously getting messages about what the drone laws in Indonesia are. It is difficult (but not impossible) to get the information in English. Below is a list of rules and regulations in relation to flying your drone there. There are also links to sites that cover getting your drone...
  6. JTC Films

    Airspace Regulations - Event Permission???

    Hey all, just wanted to get some conversation rolling around what I heard from an event planner in South Florida (South Beach Miami to be specific) this week. So I have a video job filming an engagement proposal on Friday night at a rented out top floor of hotel on the beach. When asking the...
  7. DroneOnNDP

    San Francisco City Drone Law UAS Filming Policy?

    Do any San Francisco Bay Area commercial 107 pilots in the forum have experience flying a drone in the City of San Francisco proper, under the published rules? I have a potential shoot coming up next month, was looking for war stories, help/advice if any of ya'll have it?! Thanks in advance...
  8. I

    National Airspace System Stakeholder Survey

    My name is Dr. Igor Dolgov; I am an Associate Professor of Engineering Psychology at New Mexico State University. I am currently conducting an online survey regarding potential training and certification criteria for visual observers involved in operations of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)...
  9. DreamToFly

    UK Drone pressure group?

    In recent news, we've been informed that the UK is planning on introducing tougher regulations and are set to milk the cash cow here. The reason for this tyrannical line the government are about to go down is partially idiot drone pilots monging it. Is there a sort of UK drone pressure...
  10. David Cooke

    New Canadian Rules - Standoff Distance

    Here's a quote ( Italics) from the proposed regs 15 July Gazzette (Canadian Gov't website) This applies to "SMALL UAVs" >1kg . . Like a Phantom 4 Pro. (1.3kg) „ 902.18 (1) No person shall operate a small unmanned aircraft at a lateral distance of less than 250 feet from another person...
  11. David Cooke

    Regulations CANDA as of July 2017

    Here's my answer to new Canadian Drone Regs published last week. . . not the LAW yet . . but getting close Open public sessions are being held across Canada both virtually and in person to hear what the public thinks of the new UAV (Drone) regulations about to be put into law. Check out...
  12. Phil Tuggle

    Proposed US Federal Reg? Give Cities added power up to 200 ft AGL?

    Please tell me I am reading this incorrectly, if you know the facts... One of our greatest heroes in helping to remove despotic and nonsensical drone regulations is Brenden Schulman, right? He worked on - and won - a couple of landmark cases when things were just getting started, and now he...
  13. embayweather

    Changes for EU Drones

    I have just been reading this on proposed changes to drone operations in the EU. I would urge everyone to read through it, as I am sure it will affect those in, and soon to be outside, the EU, and maybe even across the...
  14. PlanetPapi

    Drone Delivery App. A world's first?

    I'm a User Experience (UX) practitioner and a Phantom pilot. I combined those skills and came up with a drone delivery app concept. We all heard about drone delivery attempts in the media now and then and we also know it is not yet a main stream proven delivery platform. To that extent, I...
  15. M

    Need Help... Im flying to Peru, Columbia & Dominican Republic. I dont know what I need from a legal

    Im going on a trip to South America thus flying to the following countries : Peru, Columbia and Dominican Republic. I just had a panic attack when i did a quick search for if by any chance any countries banned them and saw page loads of regulations and whatnots. Im asking here if anyone knows...
  16. thefrisbee995

    Flying near a wind farm? (UK)

    So I have a question - they've just finished building an off-shore wind farm. Provided I keep line of sight, is there any law against flying near to record the change of scenery? I'm talking about staying about 100ft away.
  17. Kristina Fowler

    Define "over" (§107.39 Operation over human beings.)

    §107.39 Operation over human beings. No person may operate a small unmanned aircraft over a human being unless that human being is: (a) Directly participating in the operation of the small unmanned aircraft; or (b) Located under a covered structure or inside a stationary vehicle that can...
  18. M

    Antigua, Caribbean drone rules?

    Hi All, I am travelling to Antigua and wondering what rules apply there in terms of customs etc? and if local authorities get involved with drone use. I plan to adhere to the general drone code, and this is for personal use not commercial. I have emailed about 8 different figures and public...
  19. M

    Drone Operation in Dubrovnik, Croatia

    Hey everyone, I will be traveling to Dubrovnik, Croatia in June and am bringing along my P4. I tried to acquire any necessary documentation but the folks at the Croatian Civil Aviation Authority are stating that I need a bunch of other crazy attachments (parachute, metal plate with ID #...
  20. David Cooke

    NEW RULES are just the start!

    If you think the edict from Transport Canada is a problem for recreational fliers . . read the small print in their Staff Instruction 623-001. . . Anyone who has an SFOC likely skimmed over that Note: but I am working on achieving "COMPLIANCE" . . so I have actually been reading it. Note...