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The Small UAV Coalition is Happy to Announce that the House of Representatives Passed 2018's FAA Reauthorization Law

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The FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 has been passed by the House of Representatives, which is a great news for the Small UAV Coalition. The legislation reauthorizes Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), allowing for continued growth of commercial unmanned aircraft systems in the United States. It also ensures safety and security of our national airspace. The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Shuster and Reps. Perry and Sanford are acknowledged by the coalition as they supported the FAA Reauthorization Act of (2018).

Supports law and policy changes to permit operation of small unmanned aerial vehicles

The United States proposed regulations allow small UAVs to be used in law enforcement and emergency management. However, the proposed rules would not allow the use of UAS for voyeurism or hunting, or attaching weapons to them. Operators would need to apply for a Federal Aviation Administration flight permit (FAA) before they can operate drones. Local governments will decide whether to allow commercial drones by the end this year.

The bill would ban UAS operation in areas where people have a reasonable expectation for privacy. It also bans UAS from campus buildings, daycare centres, and residential corridors. However, the legislation would exempt operators using UAS for business or government purposes. However, the legislation would allow university officials to operate UAS in some areas.

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Development of infrastructure to support widespread use low-altitude airspace

A new technology is available to help manage low-altitude airspace. It also provides seamless connectivity for drones. NextGen's En Route Automation Modernization Platform (ERAM) replaced the legacy host system in 2015. Because of its improved radar coverage and reduced vectoring, this technology allows airlines plan more efficient flights. It ensures all aircraft are operating at safe altitudes, which improves safety.

The complex human and environmental factors involved in low-altitude airspace make it difficult to manage. Therefore, operational roles must be clearly defined and well-trained staff should be employed. To reduce human error, and increase efficiency in operations, it is important to examine management systems. Low-altitude management of airspace can be complicated by loss of control, communication failure, and link loss.

Supports the development of micro-classifications for small UAVs

As the number of small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) continues to increase, the need for effective countermeasures has also increased. This is why the new technologies are essential to protect communities and ensure safety. Many industrial initiatives are being created to meet this need. Here are some examples. Here are some examples:

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UAVs face significant challenges due to limitations in radio frequency bandwidth. This issue affects every military service differently. It is particularly problematic for Army battalions as well as Navy ships at sea. Congress and the UAV industry are trying to resolve this problem. The use of small UAVs in military applications is not restricted by any laws.

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Is it a crime to fly drones?

Flying drones is an offense in certain countries, including Australia, Canada, Germany and Japan. It is however legal in many other countries such as France.

Can you fly a drone high without a licence?

The FAA has no limits on the maximum height a drone can fly. You will need to register your unmanned aircraft system (UAS), including the registration number and model name, weight, dimensions, serial number, manufacturer's number, date manufactured, and any other information.

What is it like to travel by drone?

Drones are becoming more popular, both for personal and business purposes. They are used to film, fly, map, rescue and search and rescue. The FAA has recently approved several new drone regulations, which include requirements for registration, licensing, pilot training, and insurance. These new regulations will ensure drones are safe for all.

What is the law regarding drones flying over private property

New rules were recently published by the FAA regarding commercial drone flights. These rules only apply to UAVs less than 55 lbs and lower than 400 feet above the ground. Commercial operators must register with FAA to receive a license. When operating in restricted areas or near airports, they will need to obtain permission from the local authorities.

Do I need special training to fly a drone?

No, you don’t need any special training in order to fly your drone. You will only need a remote control unit, and some knowledge about flight mechanics.

Can my drone be flown indoors?

Yes, your drone can be flown indoors. Your home must be free of hazards and obstacles. For example, you should avoid flying near windows, doors, heating vents, air conditioning units, electrical outlets, water pipes, and fireplaces.


  • Research and Markets predict a growth rate of 51.1% over the next five years. (thedroneu.com)
  • With the top 10% making over $100/h and the bottom 10% making as low as $10/h. (dronesgator.com)
  • According to ZipRecruiter, the minimum hourly wage of drone pilots is $20. (thedroneu.com)

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How to Repair a Damaged Motor on a Drone

You must first identify the damaged part of your motor before you can fix it. The best way to do so is to take the propeller off the motor shaft. Then, you need to remove any wires connected to the motor and inspect its inner workings. If there is something wrong with the motor, you will know which part you need to repair.

If there is no damage to the motor, then you don't have to worry too much however if the motor looks like one of these images below, then you'll need to replace some components before you can fly again.

Imagine that the motor has become bent to the point it will not turn. You will need to bend it back into shape. To hold the engine, use a pair pliers or a vice grip. After this is done, you should inspect the motor carefully for any signs or wear.

Once you're satisfied that everything's ok, put the propeller back onto the motor shaft and reattach the wires. Your drone is now ready to fly!


The Small UAV Coalition is Happy to Announce that the House of Representatives Passed 2018's FAA Reauthorization Law