FANR5640/7640


FANR5640/7640: Lecture 2 – Hobbyist/Recreational Drone Operations

Important links: FAA ‘Recreational Flyers: Fly Safe. Have Fun. (YouTube Webinar (0:00 – 11:45) FAA Recreational Flyers & Modeler Community-Based Organizations Background The model aircraft community is currently in a state of flux.  Recreational flyers have been operating under the guidelines specified in Section 336 of the FAA Modernization and […]


Lab11 – MicaSense RedEdge-M

    The MicaSense RedEdge-M a specialized sensor capable of recording reflected energy in the visible blue, green and red wavelengths as well as the non-visible red edge and near-infrared portions of the electromagnetic spectrum. Typical response of healthy plants, when compared to stressed plants, is lower in the visible […]

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Airport Operations

    Notice to Airmen (NOTAMs):  https://pilotweb.nas.faa.gov or https://skyvector.com/ flight planning purposes provides information to airmen which contains pertinent information to increase air safety applies to all pilots drone operators file a NOTAM only if you have a waiver that requires it purposes avoid temporarily restricted areas inform drone pilots […]


Lab10 – Agisoft Metashape Part 1

    Lab deliverable is highlighted in Orange about half-way through the lab. Lab 10 is loosely based on the Agisoft Intermediate tutorial posted here: https://www.agisoft.com/index.php?id=35 Download photos from the March, 19, 2016 Botanical Garden flight (HERE). You will need to select all of the photos (tick box in upper […]


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13 – Part 107 Sectionals – More Symbols

Still looking at sectionals… Link to the complete FAA Aeronautical Chart User’s Guide (all 131 pages!!!) We will be working through this document this morning. Airport Terms: Uncontrolled airport: airport with no control tower CTAF: “Common Traffic Advisory Frequency”; the VHF frequency used for air-to-air communications AWOS: “Automated Weather Observing […]