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Webinar Series – Public Safety Outreach

Drone Safety: It's the Law

The use of drones in our nation's airspace is rapidly increasing, which raises both opportunities and challenges for public safety and government officials. Learn more about how your authority allows you to take action and respond to unauthorized or unsafe drone operations. Watch the webinar.

Webinar Series – How to Apply for an Operational Waiver

Where is my Waiver?
Learn what is involved in the waiver application process and learn how to apply for what you really want. Watch the webinar.

Risky Business
Successful waivers include detailed risk assessments. Learn how to identify hazards, assess the risk they pose to your operation and develop methods to reduce the identified risk. Watch the webinar.

Just the Facts
The importance of good data to support your proposed operation and safety case is key to successfully applying for a waiver. Learn why Requests for Information positively support your application, and what not to do in your safety mitigations. Watch the webinar.

The Dark Night – Part 1 and 2
This two part series dives into the waiver application for nighttime UAS operations. FAA experts discuss the Waiver Safety Explanation Guideline (WSEG) in detail and provide guidance on how to successfully address the questions. Tips for identifying nighttime hazards and mitigation strategies are covered.

The Good, The Bad, The Ugly
Using real examples, this session reviews what a successful and unsuccessful waiver application looks like. Watch the webinar.

Beyond Visual Line of Sight
Why is this so difficult to obtain? This episode focuses on the "holy grail" of waivers. Is it impossible? No. Will it take more effort than applying for a night waiver? Definitely. Watch the webinar.

Operating Limitations: Altitude
Learn how to fly above the 400 foot altitude ceiling with an operation limitation (altitude) waiver. Watch the webinar.

Operations over People
Why are there so few approvals for this waiver? In this session, we address the mitigations necessary to ensuring your operation doesn't endanger people on the ground. Watch the webinar.

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