The FAA’s new rules governing Operations Over People will take effect on April 21st and the federal agency has announced that current Part 107 certificate holders can complete a free training course and exam in order to meet the requirements.
Once they have completed the Operations Over People training and exam, Part 107 pilots will be allowed to operate drones over people, moving vehicles and at night without a waiver under ‘certain conditions’.
There are three FAA training courses based on whether you are a Part 61 or Part 107 certificate holder:
Operations Over People are subject to specific conditions depending whether the unmanned aircraft is in Category 1, 2, 3, or 4. For more information read the FAA’s Operations Over People General Overview.