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Internal CRPAA Blog Posts

JOINING A PROFESSIONAL TRADE ASSOCIATION, PART 1 OF 2

  Eric Pensenstadler, CRPAA Founder & Executive Director   Most of us can say that without the...

Shooting for a Movie – Day 2

Day two on the photo shoot was rather interesting. I learned a ton and also realize...

DJI Mavic Air Review

Thank you to CRPAA Board Member Dave King from Steel City Drones for this review of the DJI Mavic...

DJI PHANTOM 4 PRO

Alex Kavanagh and Mike Bishop provide an in-depth review of the DJI PHANTOM 4...

BECOME THE NEXT UFO SIGHTING, NIGHT WAIVER 101

Someone call the National UFO Reporting Center, I see something strange in the sky! Working with...

Inspire 2

A DJI Inspire 2 review by Dave King of Steel City Drones – includes video comparison...

JOINING A PROFESSIONAL TRADE ASSOCIATION, PART 2 OF 2

In Part 1 of "Joining a Professional Trade Association" the benefits we discussed were the...

Do You Know What A “Drone” Is?

Do you find it objectionable to have to abandon perfectly good words because a social group or...

Part 107 Waivers and Authorizations — a Primer

In addition to my forays into GPU compute, distributed computing, AI, and VR (my day...

5 Signs Your Business Needs to Undergo a Change

When businesses go through a phase of high revenue, productivity, and...

DRONES, IMAGES, AND COPYRIGHT

Photo Credit: Mark McCollom, CRPAA Founding Member Camera mounted drones are increasingly being...

Shooting for a Movie – Day 1

We were recently provided with an opportunity to step foot on a movie production here...

DJI INSPIRE 2

Alex Kavanagh and Mike Bishop provide an in-depth review of the DJI Inspire...

5 STRATEGIES TO OPTIMIZE ORGANIZATIONAL SUCCESS

  Organizational Success, Growth, and an Increased Return on Investment (ROI) require a thorough...

Hoodman Drone Launch Pad

Check out Drone Gear's Alex Kavanagh and his review of the Hoodman drone launch...

LAANC System Test

Board member and owner of Steel city Drones, Dave King walk us through the new LAANC...

I’m good, and you?

Bob Gambone is a regular contributor to CRPAA, sharing his vast experience in the executive...

M200 Series Review

Board member and owner of Steel City Drones, Dave King provides an in-depth review of...

CONSTRUCTION JOB SAVINGS VIA COMMERCIAL DRONES

There are many ways to achieve construction job savings via the use of a drone on a construction...

Selling Tips

Lou, The Nabisco Guy, never used selling strategies …Lou had a culture of “selling.” I...

Cendence and Crystal Sky Hard Case Review by Seth Zora

Quickly video review of the MC-Cases.com new Cendence and Crystal Sky hard case...

ECLIPSE ROVER RPR

Drew from Wild Rabbit Aerial & Alex from DRONEGEAR Test out the Eclipse Rover RPR and...

We All Have the Same 24 Hours

(Photo above: Albert Einstein's desk the day he died) If you currently are disorganized and your...

3 Easy Ways to “Give” in 2018

A small compliment or word of encouragement can mean the world to someone!   Give people...

DRONES, PHONES AND… YOGA?

Photo credit: Dave King, Steel City Drones Most of us spend about four hours a day looking down at...

OUR MISSION

OUR MISSION  is to be a national association which will establish credibility and business growth of its members and promotes the safe and legal use of drones in our national airspace.

CRPAA will provide valuable content and trainings for its members, educate consumers, and, market the importance of employing professional certified remote pilots.

OUR VISION

OUR VISION  is to be the leading resource for certified remote pilots to continually learn, share their experiences, and grow their business.

CRPAA will become an industry leader by educating the general public and industries on the rules, risks, and benefits of using drones, then connect our members with these consumers.

Our Promise

OUR PROMISE is that CRPAA vets all members, ensuring that they are certified remote pilots meeting the federal aviation requirements for small Unmanned Aerial Systems.

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