A photo of a drone flying in the sky.

A license to fly

Erica Corder Blog, On Photography, On Videography, On Work

On July 10, 2018, I went to a quiet airplane hangar and took a test that I’d studied weeks for: the Federal Aviation Administration’s Part 107 test. I passed — and with that, became a certified drone pilot. This certification allows me to fly drones for commercial videography purposes. In the case of my role in the College of Engineering, …