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$11,000 Fine

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Do you know that if you have someone fly a drone for you who is not certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), that the drone pilot may...

We are BBB A+ Accredited!

Friday, July 27, 2018

Sierra Pro Aerial Imaging is honored to announce that we are now accredited by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) with an A+ rating.  


Press Release – FAA Statement–Federal vs. Local Drone Authority

Friday, July 27, 2018

The FAA issued a press release on July 20, 2018, entitled "FAA-Statement - Federal vs. Local Drone Authority.  Here is an excerpt.


Drone + Airport ≠ Mix

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

You wish to fly your unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV, aka drone) within a 5 mile radius of an airport with a control tower? Be sure to call the airport...

Lines, Areas, and Volumes, oh my!

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Photogrammetry is the science of making measurements from photographs, especially for recovering the exact positions of surface points. Using unmanned...

FAA Authorizes Sierra Pro Aerial Imaging for Night Operations

Thursday, December 22, 2016

We are excited to announce that the FAA has approved Sierra Pro Aerial Imaging to conduct flight operations at night. They have granted us a Certificate...

FAA Advisory on Expected GPS Unreliability and Unavailability

Thursday, December 8, 2016

We received this email this morning from the FAA:

Flight Advisory GPS Interference Testing December 11–19, 2016 Las Vegas, NV.Notice Number:...

OIG Audit of the FAA on UAS Oversight

Thursday, December 8, 2016

The U.S. Department of Transportations' Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an audit of the FAA's oversight on the integration of unmanned aerial...

DoD GPS Testing Prevents UAV Mission

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Imagine you have a client needing you to conduct a mapping survey of a parcel. Or you yourself are an architecture-engineering-construction (AEC) firm...

Chip Allen Architectural Images

Friday, December 2, 2016

Sierra Pro Aerial Imaging is excited to announce a new strategic partnership with Chip Allen Architectural Images.  Chip Allen provides stunning professional...