How the FAA 2022 Remote ID Update will impact your drone!

How the FAA 2022 Remote ID Update will impact your drone!

Hey everyone! Today we are talking about a recent FAA policy statement updating stakeholders as to the policy around accuracy for the upcoming Remote ID implementation. Whilst some manufacturers and others involved such as the standards body have discussed the potential of drone Remote ID being as easy to implement as a firmware update, it appears this new policy statement from the FAA will have some returning to the drawing board. With the FAA insisting on accuracy of 15 feet, how will this impact existing drones, the self build hobby and the affordability of the new generation of drones with Remote ID built in?

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00:00 – 01:03 Introduction Remote ID Update
01:04 – 01:28 What is Drone Remote ID?
01:29 – 02:04 What Information will Remote ID transmit?
02:05 – 02:22 Remote ID Minimum Requirements
02:23 – 03:40 Identify Drone Pilot Location – What the FAA say
03:41 – 04:20 How to track the drone, a simple DJI update?
04:21 – 04:47 Remote ID 2022 Update – FAA Policy Statement
04:48 – 06:01 FAA Policy Statement Summary
06:02 – 07:41 Clarification of 15 feet accuracy
07:42 – Summary – What does it mean?

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  1. Crabby veteran gamer on July 13, 2022 at 7:42 pm

    Are flights not logged by dji app with location etc

  2. Cryptzog Stickybumps on July 13, 2022 at 7:43 pm

    I support RID. I don’t think the "people will confront me" reason is valid enough. There are already laws against harassment / assault that protect the pilot.

  3. Jill Simmons on July 13, 2022 at 7:44 pm

    In its current form remote ID is problematic. I can see pilots being harassed, assaulted, and even possibly killed.Why the obsession with drones anyway? What about para-moters and the 10 or so classes of full on airplanes that can be flown without any licensing at all?

  4. Blue Avian Being on July 13, 2022 at 7:44 pm

    Tip: No cellphone tracking, no registering online. Fly with just FPV Drone with googles and manually fly it.
    Avoid crowds and fly it stealthily or fly it in the wilderness.

  5. John S on July 13, 2022 at 7:44 pm

    This is just wrong. Heck no. Insert your own colorative expletive in place of “heck”…

  6. Jeffissimo 1 on July 13, 2022 at 7:45 pm

    I understand and accept the need to ID and locate all UAVs. However, I feel that the accuracy standards set forth by the FAA are intentionally designed to exterminate the 249g class of drones. In addition, I do not support the broadcast of the UAV’s pilot’s location. The only way I would support such a rule for remote pilot location would be if additional language was included that made harassment and interruption of a remote pilot a federal offense such as a commercial pilot would be protected by. IF this is truly about safety and since drone pilot’s are operating a legally defined aircraft within the legally defined "national airspace," then the remote pilot should be afforded the same federal protections. This would require law enforcement to actually become aware of the law and leave us alone. It would also help deal with the nosey neighbor or passer-by who just feels the needs to threaten us. Minus my suggestion for protections, this is no more than government control and a fishing scheme for the enforcement side of the FAA.

  7. Boyd Appraisal Svc on July 13, 2022 at 7:46 pm

    How many drone pilots carry their cell phone with them while flying their drone? Your phone ALREADY tracks you and can easily relay drone information to ‘THEM’.

  8. Im_a_Ukie on July 13, 2022 at 7:47 pm

    one more thing…wait till they come after the Model rocket crowd..guarranteed they are next on the HIT parade

  9. Newest Tech Reviews NTR on July 13, 2022 at 7:48 pm

    Don’t f’n do it people. When you piss some dick off he will have the police at your door, can hurt you, or many other things. They’re not going to tell me when and where to shit.

  10. Chad Johnson on July 13, 2022 at 7:48 pm

    If I buy a 5,000.00 Mavic 3 Cine and it becomes illegal in September 2023, I’m gonna be PISSED! On the other hand, they won’t be able to find me.

  11. Paul Harris on July 13, 2022 at 7:49 pm

    Government agencies are about control and expanding control. Has any government agency every given up control once it has been gained? Under the guise of public safety the hobbyist is going to be squeezed out of the hobby by government and corporate interest. RID and increasing requirements for training for entry level participation (flying in your own backyard) only serve to dampen interest. The never ending "what if" scenarios have become the foundation of legislation without end.

  12. EstimatingONE DiscoveringTHREE on July 13, 2022 at 7:51 pm

    They want to limit drone traffic

  13. David Taylor on July 13, 2022 at 7:51 pm

    This is putting me off having drones. I think this video has wound up quite a few folk 😕

  14. Summerwind on July 13, 2022 at 7:52 pm

    So, the FAA’s position is, when someone get mugged or killed and their $5,000 done stolen, then they will take a look at the rule! Congress and the courts need to get involved with this ASAP. I’ve been a pilot for 50 years and I can fly anywhere in uncontrolled airspace with nothing, no radio, no transponder, no ADS-out. However, if I fly a toy drone I have to broadcast my position to the general public. All the drone YouTube creators, all of them, have no idea how this is going to kill the drone industry. Wait until the FAA shows up on their doorstep with a $10,000 fine and the remote id data that shows they flew 2,000 feet from their location. Then in court you would have to prove that have VLOS from 2,000 feet. Then maybe they’ll think this is not such a great thing. Yes, without a doubt this will happen. Do you know how much it cost to defend yourself in court?

  15. Malcolm Parker on July 13, 2022 at 7:54 pm

    Sounds like a load of rubbish to me. Another way of making money.

  16. Jacques De Molay on July 13, 2022 at 7:59 pm

    The government can kiss my ass

  17. That Guy on July 13, 2022 at 8:00 pm

    What is funny… not long ago, as in a few years ago, this could not be done by full size planes.

  18. George on July 13, 2022 at 8:01 pm

    The FAA is hell bent of pricing drones out of existence.

  19. Im_a_Ukie on July 13, 2022 at 8:02 pm

    I wonder how many drone op.think this is still about safety…

  20. That Guy on July 13, 2022 at 8:04 pm

    They want you to use the WAAS system or ADS-B system. Phones could have done this, however they don’t use GPS. They use cell sites for location.

  21. BluSkyOne1 on July 13, 2022 at 8:04 pm

    This is basically what happens when you let aholes at a federal agency try to make a hobby so complicated and cumbersome its impossible to do. I think remote id needs to be for part 107 and certain operations like amazon drone delivery. The FAA needs to step the flip off hobbyists and go back to common sense rules 400f agl and laanc approval unless it wants to just be ignored by 90% of the hobbyist pilots. I can get into ultralight 250 pound aircraft with none of these regulations, tests or requirements? why is FAA over regulating a 600g drone and making it so complicated? because it want to end hobbyist and sell that airspace to amazon and google….

  22. 1sheinz on July 13, 2022 at 8:07 pm

    A person on the street CANNOT phone the DMV and ask where is car lic # R1t4s2. So how and why do the drone police that want remote id think that just any joe can call or log on and see personal information on where a drone is who is flying and where are they standing. Any and all OF THIS INFO IS FOR POLICE OR FAA AGENTS, There is NO REASON for the PUBLIC too know this info. The person you cut off at an intersection cannot call and find out where you live or are at that perticular moment. How many people would be KILLED WHEN A ROAD RAGER IS WAITING FOR YOU WHEN YOU COME HOME.

  23. Dou8leTaP on July 13, 2022 at 8:08 pm

    why are you worried about remote id?

  24. Don Ovel on July 13, 2022 at 8:08 pm

    In my opinion, I don’t completely disagree with having some tracking information available. However, if you wanted to mimic manned air traffic then I would say that remote ID should be used when flying in certain airspace. Like ADS-B is required if flying near C and B airspace but is not needed in class G and E airspace. I think that I would be ok with that requirement if needing a LAANC authorization in certain types of airspace but not for every flight. I still don’t know why they need such accuracy for the pilot location though. I get it to a certain extent but there are always negative reasons for everything too.

  25. Johnny Kakes on July 13, 2022 at 8:09 pm

    Keep it up FAA, China needs more intel

  26. BwayneAnnaLee on July 13, 2022 at 8:10 pm

    If I’m understanding everything I’ve heard and read, drone’s used for commercial (107) purposes are required to have RID regardless of the drone’s weight/size, but a hobbyist with a sub 250 g drone isn’t required to have RID? A hobbyist flying any drone 250g or above (which has to be registered) is required to have RID? So basically any drone used professionally has to have RID… Any drone that’s registered also has to have RID……
    "Any drone used by a hobbyist that weighs less than 250g doesn’t require RID because it’s not required to be registered" ….
    "Any drone flown by a hobbyist that’s registered/250g or more must have RID"….

  27. TheLiving Ear on July 13, 2022 at 8:13 pm

    The only drones I’m flying at this point are my tiny whoops, micro drones and mini’s that I only fly around the house or back yard. Drones used to be so fun but the morons and the government ruined it for us all, maybe they were both working together. If they had made it so the FAA and Law enforcement only has access to the info I would be more on board The fact that the FAA is going to wait to see if there is a problem with confrontations tells me they really don’t give a flip and are just trying to get hobbiest and the gig worker out of the air. Sadly, my large drones are relegated to SHTF now.

  28. EstimatingONE DiscoveringTHREE on July 13, 2022 at 8:14 pm

    On man drawings that way in the order of one to 2 to 3 pounds no risk compared to a man aircraft, this difference alone legitimizes a different set a regulation

  29. Blb reptiles on July 13, 2022 at 8:14 pm

    Don’t comply kids

  30. Penultimate Name on July 13, 2022 at 8:16 pm

    The registry of motor vehicles are thinking…we should get some of that remote tracking for us.

  31. Jentzen Dunn on July 13, 2022 at 8:18 pm

    I think all these drone laws are rediculous! Just another example of big brother stacking on ao many rules and laws that its near impossible to abide by the law even for those who want to. Laws are fine when they have a truly justified purpose but when the laws are such that they severely diminish the usefulness of the product or activity for reasons that in my opinion are not justified then thats when i get upset. I hate the line of site rule and the 400 ft rule because when you want to use your drone to explore like i do and you live in a mountainous heavily wooded area its near impossible to maintain line of sight for any reasonable distance and also most all the mountains are higher than 400 feet so even though i may not be above 400 feet from the ground i will be over 400 feet above my location. Also who cares if im flying a tiny little drone 3 miles from my kocation in the middle of nowhere where people and other manned aircraft are never even present? Worst that will happen is i crash and im out a very expensive drone. Also i need to have a license and take an exam and follow all these rules and register my drone and blah blah blah. I have to so all this for something that weights a couple pounds and fits in my hand but yet i can build an airplane in my garage from whatever junk or materials i can scrape together, toss 5 gallons of gas in it, and so long as it conforms to part 103 ultralight aircraft definitions i can hop in and take off with virtually zero restrictions and no license and no registration and no training and no exam or test to even show that i know what the rules are for part 103 ultralight! And on top of that i can fly it at an airport around other aircraft! Does this make sense? Not to me!

  32. Bob Diaz on July 13, 2022 at 8:21 pm

    Anyone with a working set of eyes should be able to locate a drone operation within a 50 foot range. Demanding 15 feet accuracy is a costly overkill.

  33. M K on July 13, 2022 at 8:22 pm

    Understandable control measures make sense but this is only one-sided. THEY want to know all about us but I know very little of THEM. I’d say concessions should be a 2-way street, install LIVE CAMS in the offices of congress, the 3 letter agencies, the Oval Office, in their meetings, live streamed info of our ELECTED officials…transparency, right?

  34. Steven Adams on July 13, 2022 at 8:22 pm

    All they needed is auto drone separation from other aircraft. No need to punish good drone owners, no height, VLOS, cloud or night flight limitations. The technology is already here to prevent the drone taking off in restricted airspace and can be set to keep the drone from entering or exceeding different heights in controlled airspace

  35. Max Ingham on July 13, 2022 at 8:23 pm

    Well my next door neighbor could be 15 feet from me flying. So how about 1 ft accuracy. I basically dont want any of this nonsense.

  36. todkapuz on July 13, 2022 at 8:24 pm

    seriously i dont get any of this….. just put an ADS-B out transmitter on the drone and be done with it… that is the level of safety that is really worth going for … plane-uav … get the traffic alert, and already a ‘tracking’ system… everything else is down right silly. Granted no ADB-S, transponder or anything is required in most of the airspace for the VFR pilot as it is… as for the pilot location…. seriously just the take off location should suffice… why put WAAS GPS in the controller just for this?

  37. Richard Barnard on July 13, 2022 at 8:26 pm

    I don’t believe it has ever been about safety. It has been all about getting the recreational and small business part 107 aircraft out of the NAS, so the big corporations can do their deliveries, with ONE(1) pilot flying up to twenty(20) aircraft..

  38. Kim Behr on July 13, 2022 at 8:27 pm

    next video should be the hacker that teaches us how to disable remote I.D.

  39. EstimatingONE DiscoveringTHREE on July 13, 2022 at 8:29 pm

    The technocracy / fourth industrial revolution is requiring it but remote ID is not necessary just good policy is all is required.

  40. Daniel J on July 13, 2022 at 8:30 pm

    What does my location have to do with aviation? I’m not in the air I’m on the ground.

  41. Toddy Sneddon on July 13, 2022 at 8:31 pm

    I just love how they done care if criminals will be able to track the controlers and rob people

  42. S&W Roading on July 13, 2022 at 8:32 pm

    The FAA…the same people who certified the Boeing 737MAX and caused the death of several hundred people. Dear Sean, you are speaking so quickly in this video that I had to turn the speed down to 75% to better understand you.

  43. Js Bchad on July 13, 2022 at 8:32 pm

    This crap is going to be affected by the laws of supply and demand. The FAA has created the demand and the market can control the supply. Just like car insurance was made mandatory in the 80’s. I could get insurance for 56 dollars then the law mandates caused the insurance to grow to 140 dollars within 1 month of the laws changing. These are called government monopoly games. Now with China being picked on and pi…Ed off the American market with have a Mafia price tag. Government employees are not concerned. Nore do they care about the rites to live liberty and the pursuit of happiness.

  44. Barrie Shepherd on July 13, 2022 at 8:33 pm

    I’ve come late into the discussion so my questions may have been answered but do the FAA intend to impose these requirements on other UAVs like model aircraft and helicopters?

    Is the CAA going down the same route?

    Is this a way to add to the weight of a drone so that no drone can fall into the sub 250g class

    What are the impacts on battery charge of these additional sensors and radio elements?

  45. Thomas Aaron on July 13, 2022 at 8:34 pm

    The whole 15-feet thing … this isn’t much different than the technology we have in our cell phones already. Shouldn’t be that hard to build into the drone and controller, I would think.

  46. C O on July 13, 2022 at 8:36 pm

    Noob here but will your drone be able to launch if is not equipped with RID? Also, what is the impact for drones that launch outdoors but then transition to indoor flights where those drones may not have the ability to broadcast once indoors?

  47. BluSkyOne1 on July 13, 2022 at 8:36 pm

    It is still important to note this is still the topic of a federal lawsuit that challenges this on the basis of the 4th amendment and the judges even said it was unconstitutional in their probing during oral arguments so its not looking good for the FAA right now. So dont pony up yet this rule will likely get thrown out in early 2022 and have to be written again. I’m not putting remote id on anything I fly on my families 87 acre farm and below 400 feet.

  48. bwmcelya on July 13, 2022 at 8:39 pm

    The NAS is getting crowded fast, and it is the FAA and manufacturers who have to deal with it. Of paramount importance is protecting pilots from harm by malicious actors because of remote ID. There will have to be safeguards so this doesn’t happen, and time is running short. I suspect there will be last minute tweaks but it will be too little too late. It’s going to be a mess that will take some years to straighten out. The best protection a pilot can have in the USA will be a 107 certificate. Get it now while the gettin’ is good. ‘Taint easy, but more and more, it is advised. As for avoiding confrontation, be as inaccessible on the ground as possible.

  49. Donald Martin on July 13, 2022 at 8:41 pm

    EXCELLENT PRESENTATION. When I lived on the coast and fish, the game warren would be miles away watching. Just rules to follow. I am sure when I apply for a small area approval to test, they might drop in. This is all ok. My hobbies are SOLO.

  50. Crabby veteran gamer on July 13, 2022 at 8:41 pm

    If you are following line of sight you more than likely will be within 500 mtrs of your drone anyway , what this is all about is to finish drone flying as a hobby they don’t want them in The air it’s as simple as that , same happened in airsoft, and firearms ruined the hobby for a lot of folks

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