A Guide to Passing the FAA Remote Pilot Test

The popularity of drones in the United States as well as in other countries is on a rapid increase. Indeed, drones are now used in some applications which are categorized into recreational and nonrecreational (commercial) applications. In addition to that, the regulatory framework guiding the use of drones in the United States has gradually changed.

One of the most recent of these changes is the introduction of what is popularly known as Part 107 regulations which make it mandatory for those who fly their drones for commercial purposes to get certified.

Certification is received when commercial drone pilots take and pass the FAA remote pilot test also known as the FAA Airman/ Aeronautical Knowledge Test. It is important to note that drone pilots who strictly fly for recreational purposes do not require certification under Part 107.

This guide is meant to help prepare those planning on taking the FAA aeronautical knowledge test and to set them up to pass the test.

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Detailed How-To-Guide on Getting Part 107 Remote Pilot Certificate

If you are familiar with the FAA certification and other aviation laws, you probably may have come across the term “Part 107 Remote Pilot Certificate or Drone Permit”.

It has various names including, UAV certificate, drone permit, commercial drone license, drone license, and drone pilot license. Nevertheless, the correct term to be used is a Remote Pilot Certificate (RPC). It is a must-have for individuals who operate drones on a commercial scale of for state purposes. Continue reading

Steps to Get a Drone Pilot’s Licence in Europe.

Steps to get the pilot’s license in Europe

The use of Unmanned Aerial vehicles (UAV) has greatly grown in Europe and recently it has entered the civil market and hence opening a new chapter in the aviation history.

With its spontaneous growth, drones technologies are now carving a niche in the European aeronautical industry. As a result, the European commission has stepped in to develop a strategy to support the progressive growth of remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS). Keep on reading!