Will IsisCopter open up the NAS for commercial sUAS ops in North America?

An sUAS News podcast exclusive, with Gus from IsisCopter. They have petitioned the FAA for an exemption.

Docket No.: FAA–2012–0897
Petitioner: IsisCopter, LLC
Section of 14 CFR Affected: 14 CFR
21.191 and 91.319
Description of Relief Sought: IsisCopter seeks relief to operate small unmanned aircraft systems within
visual line of sight of the pilot in command for commercial purposes.

If you have any questions please send them to patrick@suasnews.com

Listen in just under 10 minutes at :-

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/suasnews/2013/01/25/commercial-suas-op...

It will be available for download shortly after is finishes.

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Comment by Chris Card on January 25, 2013 at 8:26am

Interesting interviews.

I listened to the whole podcast even though audio quality tested my patience.

The really audio needs to be improved. I noticed this on the video podcasts too.

It reminds me of my first web cam from back in the late 1990's.


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Comment by Gary Mortimer on January 25, 2013 at 9:53am

Yeah its an issue but rather get the message out than not especially as there is a deadline for comment to the FAA on this one.

Whenever Patrick is on the road it's dodgy and I live in a round hut in Africa so we do the best we can with what we have. Maybe one day somebody will pay us lots of money so we can afford better connections and gear ;-)

Some important stuff was said, if you are considering operating commercially in the USA and would like regs to start moving forward you might want to comment on the petition.

http://www.regulations.gov/#!documentDetail;D=FAA-2012-0897-0002

Folks you have until Feb 4th to get yourselves heard.

Comment by Duran - ALTI on January 25, 2013 at 11:23am

interesting

Comment by Luke Olson on January 25, 2013 at 12:16pm

Done and done. Thank you for the link to add comment, Gary.

Comment by John Wiseman on January 25, 2013 at 2:20pm

I have the same problem as Chris--The low audio quality of sUAS News is too tiring to listen to.  I thought it was an issue with blogtalkradio.com, but if it is on the production side then I wish you luck in scrounging up some better equipment.

Comment by Chris Card on January 25, 2013 at 6:32pm

Gary does sUAS news get more ad revenue when people click on the ADs?

If so I'll turn off my AD blocking stuff when I'm on the sUAS site & make sure to click on the AD & follow those links.

Comment by Patrick Egan on January 25, 2013 at 10:23pm

Sorry Chris... The free high speed internet at most hotels is more low speed, and I didn't bring the good microphone.

Someday, I hope to broadcast from the studio in the sUAS News Building in Century City ;-) 

 

Comment by John Wiseman on January 28, 2013 at 2:40pm

Be careful, Google will ban your ad account if you even indirectly encourage visitors to click on ads, and other networks may have similar policies.  There are also accounts that have been banned because well-intentioned people purposely clicked on ads a lot.

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