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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 […]


13 – Part 107 Sectionals – More Symbols

Still looking at sectionals… 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 System”; an airport weather system that provides continuous, real time information and […]

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Sectionals – Special Use Areas

Sectionals: Special Use Areas (prohibited, restricted, warning military operation, alert) SOURCES: http://www.faraim.org/aim/aim-4-03-14-143.html http://www.faraim.org/aim/aim-4-03-14-144.html http://www.faraim.org/aim/aim-4-03-14-145.html http://www.faraim.org/aim/aim-4-03-14-146.html http://www.faraim.org/aim/aim-4-03-14-147.html and https://thinkaviation.net/prohibited-areas/ (www.skyvector.com)… NOTE: Pan/Zoom to your flight area (in this example, the Florida panhandle), then click the link in the upper-right to load the region’s sectional (see screenshots below). Click the “World VFR” […]


Sectionals – working list…

B SOLID  BLUE C SOLID MAGENTA D DASHED BLUE SURFACE-E DASHED MAGENTA ‘TRANSITION’-E FADED MAGENTA (700′) Sources of airspace information Sectional Charts Download (https://www.faa.gov/air_traffic/flight_info/aeronav/digital_products/vfr/) Airspace (Ch 3 of the Aeronautical Information Manual, AIM) (https://www.faa.gov/air_traffic/publications/atpubs/aim_html/index.html). Pay attention to the airspace class definitions (3-2-3 thru 3-2-6). Excellent sectionals document by the Cessna […]


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Study Guide Notes

  Weather Info, See: FAA Remote Pilot – Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Study Guide (Chapter 3a & 3b) Drone U Part 107 Drone Certificate Study Guide (Section III, p83…) FAA UAS Test Study Guide by Kelsey Mason (see Weather Theory Stuff section) Weather notes…  These are topics that will appear […]