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DJI Phantom 4 Pro – Intuitive but Simple

DJI Phantom 4 Pro – Intuitive but Simple

Wednesday, June 19th, 2019

Drones have become incredibly popular over the past years, and the company at the forefront of it all is DJI. DJI has become synonymous with drones the same way Apple is synonymous with iPhones and iMacs. Many even refer to the DJI’s Phantom series of drones as the iPhones of drones, and for a good …

Firefighting Drones: The Ultimate Guide

Firefighting Drones: The Ultimate Guide

Tuesday, May 7th, 2019

Building a Fire Department Drone Program to Save Lives and Money While drones probably won’t be able to fight fires single-handedly anytime soon, the information they bring to the table is helping fire departments stay safe and save money. With the latest camera technology, it’s possible to stream high-resolution video from a drone in flight …

Drone Insurance: The Ultimate Guide (2018)

Drone Insurance: The Ultimate Guide (2018)

Monday, October 29th, 2018

Overview Drone insurance is the best way to protect yourself and your property when piloting a UAV. Since 2016, when the FAA introduced the small drone rule, over 100,000 people have been certified for recreational and commercial drone use. But what does this mean for you? As UAV’s continue their exponential growth in popularity, so …

21 Questions You’re Sure to See on Your Part 107 Exam (with Detailed Explanations)

21 Questions You’re Sure to See on Your Part 107 Exam (with Detailed Explanations)

Monday, August 6th, 2018

Are you studying for the FAA’s Part 107 exam (aka – commercial drone) and looking for some free study resources? If so, you’re in the right place. Hey! I’m David Young, Founder and Chief Instructor here at Drone Launch Academy. Really quick intro about me… I am an FAA-certified advanced ground instructor, private pilot, remote …

May 2018 Drone Wrap Up

May 2018 Drone Wrap Up

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

Welcome to Drone Launch Academy’s May 2018 Drone Wrap Up, where we bring you 5 of the most interesting and “need-to-know” drone stories from the past month. This month we have a new record for most drones flown at once, a drone saving a dog, a flying pizza, potential jail time if your drone interfere’s …

Everything You Need to Know About the Drone License Recertification Process

Everything You Need to Know About the Drone License Recertification Process

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

If you were a part of the initial wave of newly minted commercial drone pilots when the FAA first released the new Part 107 exam (officially called the “Unmanned Aircraft – General” exam) in August 2016, you might know that it’s almost time for recertification! What Does Drone License Recertification Mean and Does It Apply …