Current FAA Regulations for Recreational Drone Pilots

man flying drone

Disclosure: This article contains affiliate links to products. We may receive a commission for purchases made through these links.Do you fly drones for fun?  If so, keep reading to find out current and future rules and regulations that will affect how and where you can fly. If you currently do not have your Part 107 and want to fly drones … Read More

An A-Z Glossary of Drone Terminology

Here you will find a glossary of common drone terminology and abbreviations that you may need to know.  A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | … Read More

2019 Oregon Drone Laws

Are you interested in flying a drone in Oregon, but not quite sure how to do so legally?  If so, keep reading.  There are a number of federal drone regulations that apply to every state, including Oregon, and these rules vary  depending on whether you intend to fly commercially or has a hobby.   But, nomatter where or why you fly … Read More

5 Questions ask before hiring a drone pilot

Whether you’re a project manager for a large construction project or a documentary filmmaker looking for some help with aerial video, it is important that you find the right drone pilot and don’t make the mistake of taking on unnecessary risk.  A qualified remote pilot in command can lead a safe and compliant aerial mission, but hiring the wrong drone … Read More

The Race for Drone Delivery Dominance

In the second week of a steaming August summer, something quite amazing happened, something that has been called the first of its kind…ice cream was delivered to a young boy, but the amazing part is not what was delivered but how it was delivered.  In a suburban county in Virginia, Project Wing completed the first long-distance, residential drone delivery in … Read More

How to become a Professional Drone Pilot in 5 steps

Disclosure: This article contains affiliate links to products. We may receive a commission for purchases made through these links.One of our primary missions at Hovrtek is to help businesses find ways to increase profit and save time by using drone technology as part of their workflow. Whether that means providing training or consulting or sending on-demand drone pilots it is … Read More

5 Ways Drones Are Helping the Fight to Conserve Nature

1.) Population MonitoringAmongst biologist and conservationists it has become a know fact that drones are a very efficient way to monitor or keep an eye on endangered populations across the globe. One of the biggest labors for biologists, conservationists, park rangers and many others involved is simply the accurate monitoring of the population of a given species or herd or … Read More