How Hard is it to fly a Drone?

The “monkey skills” (as I’ll refer to them for learning how to fly the drone) are not very complicated. While you wouldn’t want to just pull our brand new drone out of the box, charge the battery and launch it without learning something about it, around 3-4 hours of learning the basics of the aircraft and its associated software can get you to safely making takeoffs, landings and flying around…
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What is an FAA Part 107? How can I get one?

To legally fly commercial UAV flights in the United States, either a Section 333 Exemption or FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot’s Certificate is needed. The Sect 333 has largely been superseded by the Part 107 which requires a knowledge test and includes a TSA background check…
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Vertical Aspect speaking at “New Opportunities with Drones” workshop

Vertical Aspect will be speaking both days of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) workshop in Houston, TX on 1-2 Dec. We’ll be presenting on “Mapping with Drones on a Budget” on Dec 1st and “Launching Drone Services” on the 2nd. See the AAPG magazine article about the Mapping on a Budget presentation… We’ll be posting both presentations in our Resources section the week following the workshop…
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Vertical Aspect Inaugural Blog Post

As this is our inaugural blog posting, a little bit about our company…We’re Vertical Aspect – a small company of UAV Mapping experts – based out of San Antonio, while performing service work in Texas and surrounding We’re Vertical Aspect – a small company of UAV Mapping experts – based out of San Antonio, while performing service work in Texas and surrounding states, and providing UAV mapping training across the U.S. Our mission is to helping individual professionals and companies rapidly integrate drone mapping, through our …
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