Drones Cleared For Commercial Use

Drones Cleared For Commercial Use

The FAA today has announced new rules and regulations around the commercial use of Drones. This is huge news for anyone out there who legally was unable to make money with their drone unless they had a 333 expedition which meant you needed a pilots license. http://froknowsphoto.com/drones-cleared-for-commercial-use/

This is all about to change thanks to the new rules that will be going into effect shortly. You can read a summery of thehttp://www.faa.gov/uas/media/Part_107_Summary.pdf

Here are my main takeaways.

No 333 Exemption Needed
Take a test to be certified for 24 months.
DRONE must weight less than 55 pounds
Must be visual in line of site
400 feet max altitude
Daylight flying only
Maximum ground speed of 100 miles and hour
Must not fly over any person not directly participating in the flight.

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50 Comments

  1. T.B.Photo on July 28, 2022 at 7:38 pm

    Are you going to try the new Hasselblad X1D-50c?
    Anny thoughts?

  2. Adam Opie on July 28, 2022 at 7:40 pm

    Hope this comes to the uk, great idea

  3. Bikkuri Mike on July 28, 2022 at 7:41 pm

    "Any physical or mental conditions" is kinda BS. So if someone has an illness, is medicated and fully functional otherwise, they cannot fly a drone?

  4. Danny on July 28, 2022 at 7:41 pm

    There are so many people that will benefit from this! It’s great that we can now film footage that would normally cost us thousands of dollars for only a couple hundred.

  5. Matt Kinney on July 28, 2022 at 7:46 pm

    Can not have a disability? Why dos that matter? So i have one but i can fly a drone! !

  6. John Wires on July 28, 2022 at 7:47 pm

    how about you people complain that the government is again infringing on your rights this license thing for drones is ridiculous

  7. venom5809 on July 28, 2022 at 7:47 pm

    I would kill for late night drone delivery of cheesecake and sushi.

  8. Ricardo del toro on July 28, 2022 at 7:50 pm

    That’s a lot of regulation for a fucking drone, but a gun? NO!!!

  9. MechaUltra on July 28, 2022 at 7:50 pm

    Okay can someone answer me or send me an article, I have a question. Is flying a drone for recreational use legal or do you also need a license or something along those lines? I’ve been meaning to get one but it’s not until today I heard this news, do I need a license or just fly it around?

  10. Inquisitve m on July 28, 2022 at 7:50 pm

    realtors and wedding photographers/videographers will love this

  11. King of Procrastination on July 28, 2022 at 7:51 pm

    I’m little late to the party. My question is: Is it already commercial if the drone footage is shown in a monetized youtube video?

  12. Generalaviationflying on July 28, 2022 at 7:56 pm

    This is awesome! I started a series for part 107 of 14 CFR. I’m a certificated pilot and this stuff is interesting to me. I already took the online training.

  13. Parker Creates on July 28, 2022 at 7:56 pm

    Woahh!!!! Yay!!

  14. K3V0M on July 28, 2022 at 7:56 pm

    Damn Obama drones! *bang* *bang*

  15. Adapt FPV on July 28, 2022 at 7:59 pm

    So if someone has ADHD or something similar they cant fly commercially?

  16. Seth Burrow on July 28, 2022 at 7:59 pm

    GODDAMMIT MARTHA! GO GET MY SHOTGUN!

  17. UltraRmx on July 28, 2022 at 8:00 pm

    How does Cassy Neistat get away flying his drone in NYC etc?

  18. KBDProductionsTV on July 28, 2022 at 8:02 pm

    Thank you 😀

  19. Sinky on July 28, 2022 at 8:04 pm

    USA only?

  20. Rex0915 on July 28, 2022 at 8:04 pm

    You pass a background check to buy a gun don’t fall into the BS bro. Good news for drones.

  21. Seal on July 28, 2022 at 8:05 pm

    Not being allowed to fly near people who are unaware of the drone makes it basically useless in many places. I think there should be regulations on drone manufacturers for safety and mandatory lessons for flying in order to get a license to use one at all. That way they can give permission to people to fly in populated places, otherwise how would anyone ever film in NYC? Do they expect the real pilots license for that? Not just NYC but pretty much any city, even national parks will have people in them and nearby.

  22. EyeCaptureImages on July 28, 2022 at 8:06 pm

    Jared, would you consider yourself ineligible to fly a drone commercially due to your vision limitation? Even if you’re perfectly capable of flying and have done so in the past, that last regulation you mentioned may prevent you from doing so. What are your thoughts?

  23. MrKdr500 on July 28, 2022 at 8:06 pm

    "just follow the rules and don’t be stupid" just lost 95% of youtube vlogers….

  24. BillNicholsTV on July 28, 2022 at 8:07 pm

    Big news for today – Rules are very reasonable overall. They took awhile but did a good job overall. On the yielding to aircraft, in areas where there is a lot of tourist (beaches, etc) there are often low flying helicopters, totally common sense.

  25. Emil B on July 28, 2022 at 8:08 pm

    I had no idea about these rules and laws in the US. How the fudge does Casey Neistat get away with all his droning?

  26. Simon Bauer on July 28, 2022 at 8:09 pm

    Anyone else get the certificate before this came out ?

  27. dphotos on July 28, 2022 at 8:09 pm

    The whole reason for these rules if because of the stupid idiot RC pilots that flew their aircrafts in a dangerous manner. Many posted their stupid feats on YouTube such as flying at 6000 feet in commercial air space and flying dangerously over people’s heads. These problems were never a big problem in the RC world until these cheaper Drones started flying.with GPS allowing just about anyone to fly them with little or no experience.

  28. Andre Lindo on July 28, 2022 at 8:10 pm

    I’m guessing this is only for the USA

  29. shrededpudding on July 28, 2022 at 8:11 pm

    racing drones can go well over 100 mph.

  30. Roberto Uzelac on July 28, 2022 at 8:14 pm

    second

  31. Alejandro Alvarez on July 28, 2022 at 8:14 pm

    Well you’re not really free to fly with all these regulations and laws. But yea i get what you’re saying.

  32. Alan Doktor on July 28, 2022 at 8:17 pm

    Ow big news!

  33. MrKdr500 on July 28, 2022 at 8:19 pm

    "just follow the rules and don’t be stupid" just lost 95% of youtube vlogers….

  34. Living With The Guzmans on July 28, 2022 at 8:21 pm

    Good news thanks

  35. Peter Pulsar on July 28, 2022 at 8:22 pm

    So apparently drones are more dangerouse than guns.
    Just imagine how many people more would have died in Orlando if Omar Mateen had a drone.

  36. OddOnian on July 28, 2022 at 8:25 pm

    please sir!
    please! please! please!
    Can U Give Me A review of Sony Alpha Alpha 3500
    please sir
    please please please

  37. Soldier53flyer on July 28, 2022 at 8:25 pm

    What about all the news out lets doing it now?

  38. Matthew White on July 28, 2022 at 8:25 pm

    I reckon a lot of Jared’s fanbase supports guns so they’ll probably get a bit touchy at that comment at 2:30.

  39. Michael Andersen on July 28, 2022 at 8:27 pm

    Hope Australia will follow soon,,,

  40. exit159 on July 28, 2022 at 8:29 pm

    I enjoy your stuff but I think that it’s absolutely ridiculous that you turned this into a discussion about guns …. really? Just stick to topics that you actually know something about and we will continue to enjoy what you do rather than tuning out for someone else.

  41. tony rowland on July 28, 2022 at 8:29 pm

    And why would a police record stop you? Hell just buy it and fly it. How are they going to prove what you use it for?

  42. Voxxs on July 28, 2022 at 8:30 pm

    He will never get a girlfriend.

  43. Christopher Newman on July 28, 2022 at 8:31 pm

    What I’m curious about is, how the hell are they going to regulate or enforce the "line of sight" rule? I get and accept the rule itself, but how are they going to prove or need proof that the operator had line of sight of the craft the entire time? I mean, the op can just say, yes… I did. I know they can check the footage, but that’s not always reliable in this context. Meaning, the camera isn’t pointing at the op usually, so it would be difficult, if not impossible to tell if the op had LOS… Just my opinion.

  44. Jericho Rosas on July 28, 2022 at 8:32 pm

    Fuck the FAA…

  45. PremierReviewer on July 28, 2022 at 8:34 pm

    This is great News

  46. Bohemian Dreams on July 28, 2022 at 8:34 pm

    Here is the Federal form you must fill out to buy a gun from a dealer in the United States. Note that you are asked about mental health history. https://www.atf.gov/file/61446/download

  47. JRESHOW on July 28, 2022 at 8:36 pm

    Thanks for the info Fro! That’s great news! Can’t wait to take my test and get certified.

  48. dame on July 28, 2022 at 8:36 pm

    2:27 it got political. I like it when it gets political.

  49. PulseLX on July 28, 2022 at 8:37 pm

    yea you need a mental check to fly drones but not for guns thats mind blowing to me

  50. exit159 on July 28, 2022 at 8:38 pm

    Actually, you clearly haven’t bought a gun ….. the mental health bit is right on the form 4473 that you fill out when you purchase a gun.

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