What is a drone or UAS?

UAS stands for Unmanned Aerial System, which is more commonly known as a drone. Essentially, a drone is an aerial device equipped with an onboard computer that can be operated remotely by a pilot on the ground using a handheld controller. Small drones weigh less than 55 pounds, are battery-operated, have several rotors like a helicopter, and are equipped with a video camera.

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1. What is a drone or UAS?
2. How is my privacy protected?
3. What training do Drone pilots undergo?
4. Are previous flights available to view?
5. How Can Government Agencies Operate A Drone?
6. Can thermal imaging see through walls?
7. Who operates the drones?
8. What rules and regulations must drone pilots follow?