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Over the past several years drones have become increasingly popular for both home and business use. It is vitally important to know and follow the rules and regulations regarding drones which have been set out by the FAA, and therefore receive drone training. The majority of people who are interested in buying a drone are not aware of the rules and regulations put in place by the FAA. Going out and flying a drone without this knowledge is extremely reckless without the proper training.

It’s vital that a beginner drone pilot is proactive about learning everything required prior to flying their drone. Whether you’re flying a drone for inspections or as a wedding photographer, any instance in which you fly for work requires certification from the FAA. Getting information and watching videos on the internet is always a great place to start; however, it’s not recommended for all drone pilots. Regarding the drone pilots who don’t want to spend hours on the internet learning what is required to fly a drone; then drone training is definitely recommended for you. 

At MFE Rentals, we advocate safety for every drone pilot. We have classes that range from beginner levels all the way up to expert, and will give you the best and most professional training.

Having knowledge of the rules and regulations is vital, but actually knowing how to fly and set up a drone is extremely important.

Not knowing how to set up a drone correctly for flight could result in disaster. If you do not calibrate the drone correctly, or even something as seemingly trivial as the batteries not being fully charged could result in a multitude of problems. 

Another large aspect of flying your drone is that you always make sure you’re aware of your surroundings and the area in which you will be flying your drone. Doing a great deal of research before you fly is a requisite. For example, knowing whether there are any radio antennas nearby that might interfere with the drone and cause it to crash is one.

Being educated and having the knowledge one needs to know when piloting a  drone is not only important for safety, but it also adds to the pilots confidence while flying the drone. It is imperative that all drone pilots have the requited, professional training, coupled with knowledge of the laws and regulations for their own safety and the safety of others. 

Owning and piloting a drone is far more complex and comes with a great deal of  responsibility than people are aware of. Always fly your drone in a safe and responsible way. Make sure you’re prepared and always know your surroundings.