Category: Pilot's Guide

Hi, my name is Richard J. Gross and I’m a full-time Airbus pilot and commercial drone business owner. I got into drones in 2015 when I started doing aerial photography for real estate companies. I had no idea what I was getting into at the time, but it turns out that police were called on me shortly after I started flying. They didn’t like me flying my drone near people, so they asked me to come train their officers on the rules and regulations for drones. After that, I decided to start my own drone business and teach others about the safe and responsible use of drones.
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May 8, 2022
Ground School: Is It Required For Pilots? All You Need To Know

Do pilots need ground school? It's a question that many people ask, and the answer may surprise you. Contrary to what you may think, ground school is not always required for pilots. In fact, there are some cases where it is not necessary at all. However, there are also times when it is highly recommended. […]

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May 7, 2022
FAA Remote ID NPRM- What Does It Say?

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is currently in the proposal stage with a bill that will require all drones, and possibly most other unmanned aircraft (UA), to be identifiable by law enforcement. The identifier is intended to resolve issues with tracking and apprehending unauthorized UA operators who violate restricted airspace or fly over private property, […]

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April 17, 2022
What Is The Minimum Age To Get A Pilot License?

Since the Wright brothers first started flying in 1903, people have been fascinated with airplanes and aviation. Pilots such as Charles Lindbergh and Amelia Earhart made it possible to fly on a commercial airplane rather than just ride on a boat or train. Every country has its regulations about what age a person needs to […]

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March 24, 2022
How Do Planes Fly In Bad Weather Conditions? Is It Safe or Not?

It's a question that would be flyers have asked for years: can planes fly in bad weather conditions? The answer, as with many things in life, depends. Aviation and inclement weather have always had a complicated relationship. Sometimes pilots are able to get their aircraft safely through difficult conditions, while other times, flights are canceled […]

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March 24, 2022
How Difficult Is It To Get A Private Pilot License In 2023?

For those of you who have ever wondered how hard is it to get a private pilot license? Wonder no more! This blog post will reveal the truth about what it takes to become a private pilot. It is definitely not as easy as some people may think! You need to be prepared to put […]

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March 3, 2022
How Many Hours Does It Take to Become a Pilot? (February 2023)

How many hours does it take to become a Pilot? It's a question that many aspiring aviators ask themselves: how many hours does it take to become a pilot? The answer, of course, depends on a variety of factors. But in this blog post, we'll give you the ultimate guide to becoming a pilot. So […]

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October 19, 2021
Drone vs Quadcopter: Comparison, Which Is Better? 2023 Updated

Recreational drones have come a long way in the last few years, with ever-improving technology and an ever-growing user base. While browsing through the internet, you might have run into terms like “Drone” and “Quadcopter,” with major differences between both aircraft; very little is known to customers, and both of these gadgets are advertised as […]

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October 1, 2021
15+ Best Tips To Increase Drone Flight Time (2023 Updated)

The most important feature of a drone is its battery life which gives it flight. Drone Flight time is the amount of time a drone can fly in the air on a single charge; however, this does not include any period in which it will hover or in which its rotors are stopped. Flight time […]

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September 11, 2021
Drone Part 107 vs Recreational Rules: Details with Difference

Flying a drone has become more of a hobby than a profession, as the drones get cheaper every day. You can now buy a drone for less than $100. The professional drone flyers always want to get more and more freedom while flying for different reasons; this is where the debate about Part 107 vs […]

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