What is a drone?
A "drone" or UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) is a remotely operated unmanned aircraft. Drones are commonly used for aerial photography, video, mapping, search and rescue, agriculture, data collection and more.
Is a license required to fly a drone?
In order to use a drone for commercial purposes one must obtain a FAA issued Part 107 Remote Pilot Certificate. To fly for fun you just need to follow Community Based Guidelines.
Brown Owl Imaging pilots are FAA Certified Remote Pilots. We have undergone and continue extensive study and training in aviation theory, laws and UAV operations.
Can you fly at night?
YES! Brown Owl Imaging possesses the FAA required 107.29 Daylight Operation Waiver which allows us to fly commercial operations at night.
How do I obtain a remote pilot certificate?
Visit faa.gov/uas to find detailed information on what to study, how to apply and where to test.
Does a drone have to be registered?
Drones weighing over .55 lbs must be registered with the FAA regardless of use.
Any drone used for commercial purposes must be registered.
How do I register a drone?
Visit https://faadronezone.faa.gov and follow the instructions.