FAA okays 1,120 Drones for Gowdy Brothers Aerospace

FAA Airman and Airspace Rules Division (Federal Aviation Administration) said that Gowdy Brothers Aerospace´s customers were the first ever to receive 1,120 Drones/sUAV (small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) on their Section 333 Exemption petition grants.

The FAA requires all individuals and companies desiring to fly a drone/sUAV for commercial purposes to petition the FAA and receive a Section 333 Exemption grant.

As of March 7, 2016, the FAA has been working to review and approve 3,799 Section 333 petitions to fly drones/sUAVs commercially from the 13,712 submissions within the past 12 months.

Gowdy Brothers Aerospace provides consulting services and assistance to organizations, companies and individuals who are seeking to petition for an exemption to fly Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) commercially under Section 333 of the Modernization and Reform Act of 2012.