The FAA is taking a selected drone coaching program for Part 107 on-line—free of charge.
The federal company has introduced present pilots who maintain Part 107 Remote Pilot Certification can full required coaching programs that may replace their data of the Operations Over People rule set to take impact April 21.
Using the FAA Safety Team (FAASTeam) web site, present 107 pilots can entry three programs:
Drone pilots who’re don’t at present maintain the Part 107 certification should nonetheless take the fee-based Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Initial Aeronautical Knowledge Test on-line through an agency-approved Knowledge Testing Center which can be scheduled on the Airman Certificate Testing Service (ACTS) web site.
By passing the check, Part 107 drone pilots will probably be permitted to function drones over individuals, over shifting autos and at night time with out a waiver below sure circumstances.
“The FAA will settle for airspace authorization requests from distant pilots to function in managed airspace at night time so long as they’ve accomplished the up to date testing or coaching necessities,” an company assertion famous.
“The FAA is anticipating a rise in site visitors to the FAASTeam website with the discharge of this coaching. As such, distant pilots could expertise technical difficulties whereas accessing the web programs and are inspired to entry the coaching outdoors of normal enterprise days.”
For extra info, name 844-FLY-MY-UA or e mail the FAA.
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