New FAA drone rule

Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), commonly known as a drone and also referred to as an unpiloted aerial vehicle and a remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), is an aircraft without a human pilot aboard.

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New FAA drone rule

Unread post by Ugly Duckling » Sun Mar 01, 2020 7:21 am ... hobbyists/

Imagine how it could have the ring ripped out of it here
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Re: New FAA drone rule

Unread post by Shepherd » Mon Mar 02, 2020 11:57 am

Very interesting...

Surely there are more reliable technologies for connectivity than using internet connection.

ZAR would suffer more from tower outages with load-shedding than anything else. Not to mention bad coverage or excessive data costs as they are already...

I do think commercial drone operations need to be absorbed into aviation and managed similarly for safely plus regulation perspectives. It's just how that integration looks, is obtained and gets managed that is going to be the secret sauce of success or failure.

From the manned side of things in ZAR:
What are the issues with ADS-B transponders, if any?
Is it not good tech, does it cost to much?
Would it not give better visibility of aircrafts to both control towers and other pilots?
Any mandates in ZAR to have these installed?
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Re: New FAA drone rule

Unread post by Jay-Jay Jordaan » Sat Mar 07, 2020 7:44 am

As if criminals will connect to the internet to commit a crime for every one to see. #-o #-o

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