How to Fly at Night Without A Waiver

Our caller for today, Bob has called in with an extremely relevant question today. Bob’s question is about flying at night without a waiver. With daylight waiver to fly at night all set to become history, is there any benefit to applying for a Wide Area Authorization? Additionally, he is also wondering about the procedure to fly in controlled airspace near an airport that is not LAANC-enabled.

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Drone Mapping Guide –

03:07 – Today’s show is brought to you by our Mini Landing Pads and our all-new PROPS Flight School
08:57 – Today’s question is about flying at night without a waiver
10:53 – How to get Wide Area Authorization in LAANC-enabled airports 12:09 – New Part 107 Drone Rule changes eliminating night-time waivers 12:55 – Expert tips to help you get your night-time waiver approved
15:29 – Controlled airspace leading to non-compliance and illegal flights in Vegas
18:33 – Getting the necessary flight permissions by building relationships with the ATC
22:10 – Can you get permission to fly in a zero grid area?
23:13 – Hacks to legally capture data in a zero grid area even if you don’t get the necessary permissions to fly
24:47 – Holding the FAA accountable – With airspace approvals being so difficult, what can drone pilots possibly do?

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