sUAS operation letter to property owners
Let's say something goes wrong, the drone crashes in front of a car driving down the street, the driver panics and crashes into a utility pole and is seriously injured. Their insurance company sues your company, and you turn to your own insurer and say, "Whew -- I'm sure glad we bought that drone liability coverage." And your insurance company points to Part 107 and says, "Sorry, you weren't operating in accordance with FAA regs as stipulated in your policy, we deny your claim." What then?
I agree and think that the "letter" should come from the Public (ie City). I know there will always be people shooting at drones but a letter serves as as notice of good will and respect for the general public privacy. The technology is here and will become common place we just need to find the best way to get the general public to accept and acknowledge that we are keeping their best interest in mind.
The FAA issues guidance documents for many of their rules. I get updates every week or two and they are very helpful.
Most of my projects were over open and active roadways. Not a big deal if you mitigate exposure by adjusting flight lines to avoid continuous flight over occupied lanes.
It almost seems easier to hire it done the old fashioned way. We just had a huge area flown and I couldn't believe how cheap it was. Drones would have cost 5-10 times as much at least.
Just do it, by the time you are done they won't even know what was going on. ?