My Experiences Taking the FAA Part 107 Knowledge Test

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Aug 30, 2016

McMinnville, Oregon, August 29, 2016 – Beyond a chain link fence, tucked behind a hanger full of gleaming Cessnas, is a small outbuilding with a German Shepard sleeping on the front porch. Jerry Trimble Helicopters, located directly across from the Evergreen Aviation Museum in McMinnville Oregon, is one of the first FAA testing centers to …

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How Part 107 Changes UAS Operations at Oregon State

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Jul 25, 2016

Corvallis, Oregon, July 25, 2016 – In late June, 2016, the Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration announced its new rules regarding the commercial use of small unmanned aerial vehicles (sUAS). The new rules lowered the barrier to entry for people looking to use drones for commercial purposes by offering a new UAS pilot’s certification. …

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OSU Begins Drone Training in Partnership with Drone Complier Enterprise

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Jul 13, 2016

Corvallis, Oregon, July 13, 2016  — In May, 2016 the FAA granted Oregon State University a Certificate of Authorization (COA) to fly drones for research purposes. Within the COA the FAA outlined the rules for researchers flying drones, along with monthly reporting requirements for the University. With almost 40 registered drones and 50 identified pilots, …

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SenseFly Features OSU’s Use of Drones in Infrastructure Inspection

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Jul 13, 2016

Check out the article here: Inspecting Oregon — Using Drones to Assess Bridges & Towers

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First Ever National Drone Race Qualifying Event Will Launch in Bend July 16th

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Jul 12, 2016

Corvallis, Oregon, July 7, 2016  — The Pacific Northwest Drone National Qualifier race will be presented on July 16th at Camp Fraley in Bend, Oregon as a part of International Drone Racing Association (IDRA), the leading global organization in first-person-view drone racing. Local Oregon startup Drone Complier is the presenting sponsor of the event, made possible …

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