We’re midway by means of 2021 National Drone Safety Week, the weeklong drone vacation of types created by the Federal Aviation Administration. And even in the event you haven’t participated but, you possibly can nonetheless get in on the motion — you don’t even have to go away your sofa.
Most of the 2021 National Drone Safety Week occasions are digital this 12 months, and there are a bunch occurring tomorrow and Friday. Here are a few of the highlights to anticipate:
Thursday, September 16
Remote ID Rule Review: 11 a.m.-noon ET
The FAA’s personal Kevin Morris shall be within the sizzling seat in an easy, one-on-one interview hosted by Keith of Alien Drones, protecting particulars of the new Remote ID rule and the way it applies to actual world drone pilots.
Remote ID Compliance Strategy Webinar: Noon-1 p.m. ET
This webinar by Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), which is a nonprofit group that advocates for unmanned autos, will talk about new FAA guidelines with an emphasis on Remote ID. Industry leaders together with Matthew Satterley of Wing, Gabriel Cox of Intel and Aaron Pierce of Pierce Aerospace will talk about their strategy to compliance within the quick and long-term.
Notify & Fly Demo and Q&A: 2-3 p.m. ET
Just final week, Aloft unveiled an replace to the FAA’s B4UFly app with a key new feature called Notify & Fly. With Notify & Fly, you possibly can let different drone pilots know that you just’re flying within the space by submitting your flight plans anonymously into the app — thus permitting different drone pilots on the app to know that you just’re within the space.
Aloft’s CEO & Founder Jon Hegrane will host a demo and Q&A in regards to the function, together with a demonstrating how you can submit a notification of your supposed operational space to the map on the B4UFLY app. After his demo, he shall be answering questions stay from the viewers.
Penn State’s Aviation Safety and Trust Webinar: 3-4 p.m. ET
In this webinar organized by Jenn Stewart who’s the UA Operations Manager at Penn State University, you’ll study from Matt Scassero, UAS Test Site Director from the University of Maryland, in regards to the first ever unmanned plane supply of a viable organ to a ready affected person, hurricane restoration flight assist, and different analysis tasks.
Friday, September 17
AUVSI’s Garnering Public Acceptance of UAS by means of Public Safety and Media Operations: Noon – 1 p.m. ET
This webinar by Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), which is a nonprofit group that advocates for unmanned autos, will talk about how the FAA helps to bridge the hole between consumer teams to make sure protected and efficient UAS operations that assist win public belief.
Using NIST Lanes in Public Safety Drone Programs: 4-5 p.m. ET
Greg Reverdiau from Pilot Institute, Charles Werner from DroneResponders, and David Danielson from LA City Fire will talk about how utilizing NIST lanes in your Public Safety program may also help enhance flying proficiency.
Will you be attending any digital 2021 National Drone Safety Week occasions? What have you ever participated in to date? Leave a remark beneath!