FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

A model aircraft owner must register with the FAA if they intend to fly a model aircraft outdoors and the model aircraft weighs more than 0.55 pounds but less than 55 pounds. Read more about UAS registration.
Yes.  There is a very extensive process that the FAA requires all pilots of a UAS to go through before they can fly commercially.
Staging is always good to get the best picture.  Whether it is a commercial building or residence, you want to have the lawn cut, bushes trimmed, debris picked up and cars out of the driveway or parking lot (may be difficult during business hours).
Drones should only be flown over properties where permission is given.  Even if they are not, drones are fairly loud.  People usually come outside to see what all the commotion is about.