FAA Webinar Series -How to Apply for an Operational Waiver (Complete)

FAA Webinar Series -How to Apply for an Operational Waiver (Complete)
August 8, 2018 1 Comment Drone Laws,Drone Training,FAA,Public COA,Public Safety,Training Events,Waivers Tim Trott

OPEN REGISTRATION

If you were not able to sign up for the FAA UAS Waiver webinar series, here are the recordings.
(Source: https://www.faa.gov/uas/resources/webinar/  also linked as  www.FAA.GOV/go/waiver)

Note: The questions and answers from the first two Summer Webinar series are now posted! The FAA will continue to post the questions you submit with the answers provided by our FAA UAS experts throughout the series.

The Webinar Q&A FAQ has been published HERE

Webinar Format:

  • Webinar sessions are hosted in audio and visual format via Adobe Connect
  • Participants must either download the Adobe Connect iOS/Android App or use the link provided in your registration confirmation email
  • Participants are encouraged to read the Adobe Connect How-To-Guide ahead of the webinar
  • Registration is on a first come, first served basis, and caps at 1,000 attendees

Webinars:

June 5, 2018: Where's My Waiver? Find out what is involved in the waiver application process and learn how to apply for what you really want.

June 19, 2018 Risky Business
Successful waivers include detailed risk assessments. Learn how to identify hazards, assess the risk they pose to your operation and develop methods to reduce the identified risk. Watch the webinar.

July 10, 2018, Just the Facts
The importance of good data to support your proposed operation and safety case is key to successfully applying for a waiver. Learn why Requests for Information positively support your application, and what not to do in your safety mitigations. Watch the webinar.


Remember, while each episode has important waiver application information on its own, they are meant to be viewed in sequence to offer you the best opportunity to have your waiver application approved.

July 24, 2018,The Dark Night – Part 1 (See also: HERE)
This two part series will dive into the waiver application for nighttime UAS operations. FAA experts discuss The Waiver Safety Explanation Guideline (WSEG) in detail and provide guidance on how to successfully address the questions. Tips for identifying nighttime hazards and mitigation strategies will be covered.


July 26, 2018,The Dark Night – Part 2 (See also: HERE)
(See above description)

August 7, 2018,The Good, The Bad, The Ugly (See also HERE)
Using real examples, this session reviews what a successful and unsuccessful waiver application looks like.

August 21, 2018,Beyond Visual Line of Sight  (See also: HERE)
Why is this so difficult to obtain? This episode focuses on the "holy grail" of waivers. Is it impossible? No. Will it take more effort than applying for a night waiver? Definitely.

September 4, 2018,Operating Limitations: Altitude
Learn how to fly above the 400ft altitude ceiling with an operation limitation (altitude) waiver.

September 18, 2018,Operations over People
Why are there so few approvals for this waiver? In this session, we address the mitigations necessary to ensuring your operation doesn't endanger people on the ground.

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Tim Trott Tim Trott is an FDLE certified instructor (#329775), and Certified Remote Pilot. and also passed the FAA Fundamentals of Instruction and Ground School exam and was granted one of the first 400 Section 333 Exemptions. As a writer, Tim has several books and e-books on Amazon.com, including FAA 107 UAG Remote Pilot Study Guide, The Droner's Guide (#15 in its category) and Out of the Blue - The Life and Legend of Kirby 'Sky King' Grant. Many of these courses are available for on-site training through TrainingForceUSA.com. Tim Trott has conducted training courses in Boston, Mass., Texas City and Wichita Falls, Texas, as well as Broward College in Ft. Lauderdale, Valencia Community College in Orlando, Pat Thomas Law Enforcement Academy in Tallahassee, and Gulf Coast Public Service Academy in Panama City, Florida. Between online and on-site training, Tim Trot has trained close to 1,000 students in various aspects of small Umanned Aircraft Systems operation.
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