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  • How to Fly My Drone in the Air Safely

    The Air Up There Webinar: Airspace Matters When you fly your drone, the airspace you are flying in is regulated by the FAA from the ground up. Do you wonder why that is and how it impacts you? In this webinar, #FAADroneGuy, Kevin Morris, explains airspace classifications and categories, why most drone operations are limited to 400ft, and how to identify when you need to apply for a UAS authorization — as well as answer your questions.

    May 9, 2019

  • Drone Safety Tip #4: Don't Fly at Night

    Buzzy the Drone is back with another safety tip to help YOU fly safe. With tips from the FAA, Buzzy won't have to worry about his fear of the dark. Press play to hear the "Buzzy the Drone" explains when it's safe to fly your drone.

    May 1, 2019

  • Pilot Minute: Alaska Fatigue

    Safety awareness for the pilot community from Aviation Safety: Civil Aerospace Medical Institute on human factors considerations including fatigue and the prevention of accidents in Alaska.

    Apr 17, 2019

  • Laser Strikes on Aircraft Pilots

    Aiming a laser at an aircraft creates a serious safety risk that violates federal law. High-powered lasers can completely incapacitate pilots flying aircraft that often carry hundreds of passengers. The FAA and law enforcement agencies are working hard to increase public awareness of the dangers posed by lasers. As shown in the chart below, reported incidents of lasers aimed at aircraft have decreased in recent years. However, the substantial number of reported incidents clearly show that laser strikes on aircraft remain a serious threat to aviation safety.

    Apr 10, 2019

  • Pilot Proficiency Training in 57 Seconds

    A pilot can maintain and improve performance by gaining familiarity with and obtaining proficiency training in each of the precursors, or contributing factors, to loss of control accidents. Download our #FlySafe Fact Sheet: http://bit.ly/PilotProf

    Mar 22, 2019

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