Episode 56: New, quicker FAA authorization for drones
In the United States, the FAA is rolling out a system called LAANC to make it easier and much quicker for commercial drone pilots to receive authorization to fly near airports. Plus, your questions about filming loud concerts, entering film festivals, and storing video assets.
Articles on this subject:
- Airmap: Nationwide Expansion of LAANC to 500 More Airports Begins Next Month
- Nextgov: FAA Expands Instant-Approval Flight Plan Program for Drones
- UAS Magazine: FAA expands drone airspace authorization program
Brendan asked about film festivals. Here’s a spreadsheet from 2014 that details the film festivals I entered Sriracha into, including their various deadlines and costs.