WHAT IS CERTIFICATION? 

FAA Part 107 Certification for sUAS Commercial Operations

 

The Federal Aviation Administrations' (FAA) new comprehensive regulations went into effect August 29th 2016 for routine non-recreational use of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) – more popularly known as “drones.”

 

The provisions of the new rule – formally known as Part 107 – are designed to minimize risks to other aircrafts as well as people and property on the ground.

 

What is UAS Certification?

 

Every Remote Pilot that operates a sUAS commercially for work or business purposes MUST acquire a license certification by taking the FAA Part 107 Knowledge Test or have a prior Section 333 Exemption.

 

The FAA Part 107 Knowledge Test is an extensive exam that measures mastery of the aeronautical knowledge including risk assessment, weather, understanding airport operations and airspace.