3,000 FAA Section 333 Exemption Grants for Drone Operators

3,000 FAA Drones Operators Permitted! Gowdy Brothers Aerospace, LLC Successfully Submits Over 570 Customers to the FAA

3,000 FAA Section 333 Exemption Grants for Drone Operators

SHAKOPEE, Minn., Jan. 25, 2016 – FAA announced this week they have awarded over 3,000 Section 333 Exemption Grants to allow individuals, businesses, non-profits and governmental agencies to fly drones.

FAA Section 333 exemption grants allow drone operators to fly “commercially” and provide services for hire, such as:  Bridge inspections, roof inspections, movie and television filming, aerial photography, pipeline inspections, engineering, precision agriculture, mapping and surveying, wedding photography, real estate photography and videography, public event recording, security and surveillance, live video feeds, training, education, and disaster and catastrophe events.

For the first-responders, police, fire and other governmental agencies: search and rescue operations, aerial surveillance, security, and arson and fire investigations.

Gowdy Brothers Aerospace, LLC, the nation’s largest provider of FAA Section 333 consulting and exemption grant submissions, additionally announces they have successfully submitted over 570 customers to the FAA.


Gowdy Brothers Aerospace, LLC is the nation’s premier sUAV (small Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) consulting firm assisting individuals, businesses, non-profits and governmental agencies with UAS (Unmanned Aerial Systems) business development, FAA Section 333 Exemption Certifications, COA (Certificates of Authorizations/Waiver) and ATC (Air Traffic Controller) LOA (Letter of Authorization) and traditional aircraft “N-Number” registrations.  Gowdy Brothers Aerospace services customers nationwide and internationally.