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FAA Hosts Drone Webinar Series

Get more info about the most requested Part 107 waivers under the FAA’s Small UAS Rule

WASHINGTON — The Federal Aviation Administration is hosting a series of webinars about drones, centering on the most requested Part 107 waivers under the FAA’s Small UAS Rule, according to a press release from the FAA.

The first webinar, entitled “Where Is My Waiver?”, focuses on how to apply for an operational waiver. It’s scheduled for June 5 at 1 p.m. (ET). It will cover the waiver application process; when to apply for a waiver and which provisions of Part 107 are subject to waiver; how to avoid the common mistakes that lead to application denials; and risk analysis/assessment/management and hazard recognition.

FAA Safety Inspector Kevin Morris and other experts will be available to answer questions, according to the announcement.

Each webinar is limited to the first 1,000 registrants. The webinars will be hosted via the AdobeConnect app. Also, audio transcripts will be posted after each event.

The other webinars are in the series are as follows:

  • June 19, 1 p.m. — “Risky Business”
  • July 10, 1 p.m. — “Just the Facts”
  • July 24, 1 p.m. — ‘The Dark Night Part 1”
  • July 26, 1 p.m. — “The Dark Night Part 2”
  • Aug. 7, 1 p.m. — “The Good, The Bad, The Ugly”
  • Aug. 21, 1 p.m. — “Beyond Visual Line of Sight”
  • Sept. 4, 1 p.m. — “Operating Limitations: Altitude”
  • Sept. 18, 1 p.m. — “Operations Over People”