Frequently Asked Questions
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Commercial drones are more accurately called UAVs or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. Although this can encompass many shapes, styles and sizes of vehicles, DroneAscent deploys top quality drones that can be equipped with a wide range of imaging hardware such as the capable and reliable DJI Inspire 2.
sUAS stands for small Unmanned Aircraft Systems. This term generally applies to non-military aircraft and can encompass the entire operational system, including the UAV, receivers, transmitters, battery systems, pilot, observers and communications.
Drones can fly 400 feet above ground level in uncontrolled airspace. Drones can 400 feet above a structure higher than 400 feet as long as the ascent does not exceed 400 feet from the structure and the structure in not in controlled airspace.
Drone pilots are required to have an FAA Remote Pilot License to fly for commercial purpose. Also, the drone pilots should provide liability insurance for their flights - generally $1M liability coverage.
Yes - drone cameras are as sophisticated as any other cameras in service. Additionally, you can get multiple aerial angles not possible with traditional satellite and aircraft photography.
No - not without a FAA approved waiver.
No - not without an approved FAA waiver.