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Old 01-03-2019, 11:10 PM   #21
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You remember how long he had them hammers don’t you?


Hahahahaha.....

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Old 01-04-2019, 12:51 AM   #22
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I use mine to post pictures on CT. Makes it a hobby. Matters none that it's at my job. The key is why you are using it. Mine makes me zero money. That's the difference.


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Old 01-04-2019, 08:54 AM   #23
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You remember how long he had them hammers don’t you?
Oh sure... drop the ball one time and never hear the end of it. Lol
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I have been considering getting one as well to inspect chimneys and parapet walls...seems alot easier than getting a ladder out

Hey BRG why do you not use yours??


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I saw a home inspector with an extension pole with a remote camera mounted on top. When he got the view he wanted with the iPad mounted on the bottom, he snapped the pic. It looked pretty slick for gutters, flashing, chimneys, etc.


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I saw a home inspector with an extension pole with a remote camera mounted on top. When he got the view he wanted with the iPad mounted on the bottom, he snapped the pic. It looked pretty slick for gutters, flashing, chimneys, etc.


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A lot of mirrorless cameras these days have built-in wifi and an IOS/Android app to go with them. All one needs is a painter pole from the hardware store and a Pole Pixie.
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A little cautionary regarding drones. Most contractors liability insurance will not cover drone use on a jobsite unless you have specifically purchased it. Insurance companies are scared to death of these things and rightfully so. Imagine the cost of a claim should somebody fly one into the power lines and kill power to a large area or building, into the path of the the lifeline chopper, etc.?

At our last renewal our insurance company made it real clear, we are not covered for drone photography on our jobsites. The coverage is very expensive.

If you want those kind of photos, let your client hire it out and take the liability.
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Old 01-04-2019, 04:30 PM   #27
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I noticed nobody talks about FAA-107 licensing. If your using a drone for commercial use, you must get your license. Its not expensive, but the testing facilities can be hard to find.
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I noticed nobody talks about FAA-107 licensing. If your using a drone for commercial use, you must get your license. Its not expensive, but the testing facilities can be hard to find.
Half the fvcking thread is about the licence.

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Most people don't have a FAA107, they think drone registration is enough. You may know this already, or even have your license, but there are TONS of folks using drones commercially without proper licensing.

Just like unlicensed contractors. Happens every day.
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All this talk about how you need a drone license and yet no one has been charged with operating a drone without a license....the faa will only care about your drone if you fu$k with an airplane with your drone

Otherwise it isnt an issue since the faa is already short staffed and stretched thin already. They are not going to be cruising around the neighborhood looking for drones flying around

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/ex...ing-2018-02-08


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All this talk about how you need a drone license and yet no one has been charged with operating a drone without a license....the faa will only care about your drone if you fu$k with an airplane with your drone

Otherwise it isnt an issue since the faa is already short staffed and stretched thin already. They are not going to be cruising around the neighborhood looking for drones flying around

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/ex...ing-2018-02-08


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All this talk about how you need a drone license and yet no one has been charged with operating a drone without a license....the faa will only care about your drone if you fu$k with an airplane with your drone

Otherwise it isnt an issue since the faa is already short staffed and stretched thin already. They are not going to be cruising around the neighborhood looking for drones flying around

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/ex...ing-2018-02-08


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It would more often be enforced by your local police department/sheriff dept., they have officers trained to do ramp checks at local airports too. So if you get busted flying a real plane illegally it most likely won’t be by the faa either, but it could be them too. All depends if the local faa guys are looking to get some OT.
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Local police would have nothing to do with enforcing drones unless there is a complaint of a peeping tom or for it being used for a crime or something. Airspace and pilot licensing is not an LEO jurisdiction it is all FAA regs

The only thing local LEO would have anything to do with drone restrictions is if the town or city had a regulation against their use, but that would be for all drones and it wouldnt matter if it was a recreational pilot or commercial. State, county and municipal police officers generally cannot enforce federal regulations.

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Local police would have nothing to do with enforcing drones unless there is a complaint of a peeping tom or for it being used for a crime or something. Airspace and pilot licensing is not an LEO jurisdiction it is all FAA regs

The only thing local LEO would have anything to do with drone restrictions is if the town or city had a regulation against their use, but that would be for all drones and it wouldnt matter if it was a recreational pilot or commercial. State, county and municipal police officers generally cannot enforce federal regulations.

http://digitaledition.rotorandwing.c...s-enforcement/

Sure thing buddy, I’ll be sure to tell that to the deputy at the airport next time he asks to see my papers.






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Just wanted y’all to know...

I’ll be flying my unlicensed drone all over my new custom home site.

No airports.
No houses or pedestrians within any reasonable range of danger.

Lexington, VA.

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Hahahahaha.....

I really never paid attention to that thread.




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I just cleared it out yesterday.

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I think it went through that time
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I think it went through that time


It did.

We’re cleared for takeoff.

I demand video of your fine craftsmanship.
Guys like us spend too much time shaking our heads in disappointment at what people do in the name of “the trades”, and an easy buck.
Always nice to see it getting done right.

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Sure thing buddy, I’ll be sure to tell that to the deputy at the airport next time he asks to see my papers.













“(l)Inspection of certificate. Each person who holds an airman certificate, medical certificate, documents establishing alternative medical qualification under part 68 of this chapter, authorization, or license required by this part must present it and their photo identification as described in paragraph (a)(2) of this section for inspection upon a request from:



(1) The Administrator;



(2) An authorized representative of the



National Transportation Safety Board

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(3) Any Federal, State, or local law enforcement officer; or



(4) An authorized representative of the



Transportation Security Administration“


We can agree to disagree.... I know numerous people that are career police officers and they have absolutely no knowledge or training about anything to do with aircrafts or drones or who can operate what. And i live within 15 miles of 6 major airports

My close friend is an air traffic controller at one of the busiest centers in the nation (aurora il) and he said that the drone licensing and enforcement is a joke. Even they don’t have clear instructions on dealing with drones....an example he gave me is when somebody calls the center to get permission to operate a drone within ***x miles of the airport they are told not to give them permission but just confirm the use of a drone in the area since they dont want to be liable. They are told to say “ok we acknowledge” and that is all...as long as you dont enter class B airspace they its basically a free for all as VFR rules apply


But until i see BRG getting charged with operating a commercial drone without a proper license i wouldnt worry too much about it. But if BRG needs some bail money ill help him get out of the slammer cause i would miss reading his posts on CT

But if you would like to keep the discussion going technically you are absolutely right in the fact that You need to have a commercial drone license to do anything except for hobbyist/recreational use




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