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Episode 2: Tips for first-time drone operators

Sean McGowan Tyler Black May 20, 2019
Sean McGowan, Tyler Black

In this week’s episode, we cover a number of tips for first-time drone flyers. Before recreational operators unbox their UAS and take to the sky, it’s important to run through a mental checklist of critical items, including:  

  • How and why you should register your UAS with the FAA
  • Airspace restrictions, both federal and local restrictions
  • Insurance issues – homeowner’s insurance and one-off specialty policies
  • Resources for first-time fliers: hobby shops and the Academy of Model Aeronautics 

Read the full transcript here.

Three Lawyers and a Drone: Episode Guide