Please contact the UAV Administrator at the email listed above if you have questions not answered in the following list. The terms sUAS (small unmanned Aerial Systems), UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle), and “drone” may be used interchangeably to refer to any unmanned aerial vehicle flight system or flight hardware.
- What is the process to obtain approval to fly a drone on campus?
- I already have approval to conduct a project using a UAS. I have an opportunity to do another, unrelated, project. Do I need to submit a separate application?
- Can I go ahead and purchase my drone while I’m waiting for the review of my application?
- What aircraft are approved for use on university projects?
- Can I use my personal drone for my class or research?
- Can I fly a drone in my classroom or in a building on campus?
- Do I have to abide by FAA restrictions when flying a drone indoors?
- All I want to do is to use a small drone in my class as a demonstration. FAA regulations don’t apply. Why do I have to go through the campus registration and approval process?
- Why can’t I be the drone pilot for my project?
- I can fly my personal drone without a pilot’s license. So why can’t I just use my personal drone for my project?
- My students want to build a drone for a class project – what do I need to know?
- I am taking a drone with me to conduct field work for my research – what do I need to know?
- I want to use my University-registered and approved drone in a demonstration of how drones can be used to manage natural resources. The location will be in Oklahoma. Do I need to do anything before I start my project?
- I want to take my University-owned and registered drone to South America to use in my research activities. What do I need to do before I leave?
- Should I register my university drone through the FAA online portal?
- Where can I get more information about drone use on campus?
- Where can I legally and safely fly my personnel drone?