How Record Keeping Supports Safe Drone Operations

Manager of UAS Ops Consulting at Skyward

As drones continue their rapid transition to the workplace, the industry continues to establish norms surrounding the use of the technology. Part 107 has helped with that process, but we still have a long way to go when it comes to efficient processes and best practices. Commercial operators and aerial services managers still have a lot of leeway in structuring their systems of accountability, their safeguards against liability, and the overall culture of safety that surrounds their drone programs.

The idea of record keeping doesn’t fill most of us with excitement, but there are many excellent reasons to make it an integral part of your drone operations. In this article, I’ll cover some of the ways in which documentation can help maintain and improve the safety and efficiency of a commercial drone program. Continue reading →