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nehoC hctiM
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Any CFIs here signing off drone pilots?
      #435096 - 01/29/17 05:21 AM

As you can tell from the topic, I don't know much in this area.

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Tom Charlton
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Re: Any CFIs here signing off drone pilots? [Re: nehoC hctiM]
      #435099 - 01/29/17 12:16 PM

Quote:

As you can tell from the topic, I don't know much in this area.


Hi Mitch.
Nor do I.
Wasn’t aware of any required CFI drone sign off. Perhaps to do with FAA regs and airspace knowledge / awareness?

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Tom Charlton

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Re: Any CFIs here signing off drone pilots? [Re: Tom Charlton]
      #435100 - 01/29/17 01:56 PM

Page toto this clickbait into, trying to sell you stuff, but seems comprehensive. Page 2

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Re: Any CFIs here signing off drone pilots? [Re: nehoC hctiM]
      #435108 - 01/29/17 10:44 PM

Only so far after certificated pilots have taken the short FAA video on small unmanned aircraft system operations and received the certificate via online delivery. Then, an upload via IACRA and completing the form results in a new certificate being issued.

I understand it is similar for non-pilots although the required FAA knowledge test has more in depth coverage on airspace rules and therefore is more thorough. Once the knowledge test is satisfactorily completed it's a similar process with IACRA to obtain the certificate.


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John O'Shaughnessy [FCM]
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Re: Any CFIs here signing off drone pilots? [Re: nehoC hctiM]
      #435132 - 01/30/17 09:53 PM

I've done the IACRA approval for another pilot, and had another CFI do the IACRA approval for me.

Read up on Part 107 here:

https://www.faa.gov/uas/getting_started/fly_for_work_business/becoming_a_pilot/



John

Edited by John O'Shaughnessy [FCM] (01/30/17 09:56 PM)


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Stephanie Belser-2
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Re: Any CFIs here signing off drone pilots? [Re: John O'Shaughnessy [FCM]]
      #435142 - 01/31/17 02:33 PM

So if I did that, I'd have a commercial license for UAVs and a private ticket for manned aircraft?

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John O'Shaughnessy [FCM]
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Re: Any CFIs here signing off drone pilots? [Re: Stephanie Belser-2]
      #435146 - 01/31/17 07:31 PM

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So if I did that, I'd have a commercial license for UAVs and a private ticket for manned aircraft?




Correct. You could be paid for your services as a drone pilot.


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Re: Any CFIs here signing off drone pilots? [Re: John O'Shaughnessy [FCM]]
      #435151 - 01/31/17 08:30 PM

It seems to me, that the sign off is to verify ID, not sign them off on any knowledge basis.

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Reams Goodloe
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Re: Any CFIs here signing off drone pilots? [Re: nehoC hctiM]
      #435170 - 02/01/17 12:40 AM

And, download the FAA's B4U Fly app... ...interesting...

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Re: Any CFIs here signing off drone pilots? [Re: John O'Shaughnessy [FCM]]
      #435176 - 02/01/17 03:36 AM

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Quote:

So if I did that, I'd have a commercial license for UAVs and a private ticket for manned aircraft?




Correct. You could be paid for your services as a drone pilot.




And without having the first clue how to fly one, even!

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