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Getting a license as a “remote pilot for a drone


The FAA is getting tough on drone operations that violate the rules of the National Air Space system. If you are going to use a drone for any type of business or non-hobby use, you need to get your pilot's license to be a “remote pilot.”

I spent the last two weeks obtaining such a remote pilot certificate. Those holding a private pilot (or higher) certificate and current under flight-review rules, may operate a drone. Even with such a pilot's license, the FAA wants you to take an online test regarding drone rules. So, I thought if I'm going to have to take a written test anyway, might a...

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