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February 3, 2017

Now FAA Authorized to fly in downtown Madison, WI

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UPDATE: Extended to July 31st, 2018! How can we fly for you? Backflip is currently one of a few commercial companies with airspace authorization in downtown Madison. As part of the new Part 107 requirements for drone flight, you can more easily request airspace authorization. You are required to have airspace authorization to fly in any restricted […]

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June 21, 2016

New drone (UAS) laws make flying easier starting August 2016

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Today the FAA came out with new regulations for flying UAS’s (what people often call drones) commercially. And there was much rejoicing. TLDR; You won’t need a pilots license starting August 2016 to fly a drone commercially You will need a remote pilot certificate (FAA Airman Certificate and/or Rating Application) to pass the initial aeronautical […]

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