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Wait 30 Hours to Fly Your Drone?

Friday, October 12, 2018

Do you realize that over-the-counter medications like some cold medications and antihistamines may impair your piloting of a drone? They have powerful...

ANSI Standardization Roadmap for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Released for Comment

Thursday, October 4, 2018

The American National Standards Institute's (ANSI) Unmanned Aircraft Systems Standardization Collaborative (UASSC) has released a working draft of a...

Drone Crash Due to Battery Failure

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Imagine flying your unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV, a.k.a. drone) 200' above the ground and the blades suddenly stop spinning and your 10 pound UAV hurtles...

Sierra Pro Aerial Imaging's Chief UAS Pilot Passes Remote Pilot Re-Certification Exam

Friday, August 31, 2018

On August 30, Sierra Pro Aerial Imaging's Chief UAS Pilot, John Monaco, successfully passed the FAA's Unmanned Aircraft Recurrent (UGR) exam for the...

$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...