WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT FROM YOUR UAV PILOT?

ANY UAV OPERATOR SHOULD BE ABLE TO PRODUCE THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS AT ANY TIME DURING A SHOOT:

  • A copy of their SFOC
  • A copy of their aviation insurance
  • Pre-Flight Planning Form (including an emergency plan)

  • Signed location releases (flights cannot occur over properties without signed consent from owners)

ALSO REQUIRED:

• Location scouts and on-site surveys must be completed prior to flight • Operators are legally obligated to provide a Spotter • Pilots should have filed a NOTAM (Notice to Airmen) prior to flight

SAFETY PRECAUTIONS:

  1. Signage on site, warning people that aerial filming is taking place.
  2. First Aid kit
  3. Fire extinguisher