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Wednesday, March 29, 2023 | 8:30 am – 4:00 pm EDT (including a 30-min. break)


General Considerations for Drone Use
Presented by: Daniel R. Burk

  • Equipment
  • Imaging
  • Execution


Regulation of Unmanned Aircraft
Presented by: Jonathan B. Rupprecht

  • FAA regulation of unmanned aircraft
  • State regulations
  • Local UAS policies
  • Proposed regulations


Drone Use in Mapping and Modeling
Presented by: Daniel R. Burk

  • Equipment
  • Software
  • Products
  • Execution
  • Caution: “Surveying”


Regulation of Pilots under FAA Part 107 (Commercial Drone Use)
Presented by: Daniel R. Burk

  • Testing and recurrency process
  • Who needs a license?
  • Subjects covered
  • Visual line of sight
  • Flying over people and moving vehicles
  • Remote ID


Drone Use in Site Assessment and Construction Monitoring
Presented by: Daniel R. Burk

  • Purpose and level of detail required
  • Equipment
  • Scheduling
  • Pre-planning
  • On-site inspections


Drone Use in Inspecting Buildings, Infrastructure and Equipment
Presented by: Daniel R. Burk     

  • Types of inspections
  • Value in drone inspections
  • Selecting the right drone for the job
  • Output
  • Execution
  • Clarifying liability for results


Risk, Liability and Insurance
Presented by: Jonathan B. Rupprecht

  • Liability and risk mitigation
  • Commercial aviation insurance, auto policies and operations policies


Developing Your Own In-House Drone Capability
Presented by: Daniel R. Burk

  • Standard operating procedures
  • Making drone services a “business”
  • Insurance


Webinar Instructions
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Certificates of completion can be downloaded in PDF form upon passing a short quiz. A link to the quiz will be sent to each qualifying attendee immediately after the webinar. The certificate can be downloaded from the Results page of the quiz upon scoring 80% or higher.

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7.5 PDHs (50-Minute Hours) 
6.5 PDHs (60-Minute Hours) 

Land Surveyors** 
7.5 PDHs (50-Minute Hours) 
6.5 PDHs (60-Minute Hours) 

*no credit for NY Engineers
**no credit for DE, NJ, NY or WV Land Surveyors


Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar is open to the public and is designed to qualify for up to 7.5 PDHs for professional engineers and land surveyors in most states, including Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. PDH determination is dependent upon the rules of each licensing board. 

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida (Provider No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700) and North Carolina (S-0130). HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for land surveyors licensed in Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, and North Carolina (S-0130).

HalfMoon Education has not applied for land surveyor continuing education pre-approval in states requiring such. This course is not approved in New York or for land surveyors in Delaware, New Jersey, and West Virginia. 

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the webinar for those who attend the entire course and score a minimum 80% on the quiz that follows the course (multiple attempts allowed). 


On-Demand Credits
This course in an on-demand format may not be eligible for the same credits as the live presentation; please consult your licensing board(s) to ensure that a structured, asynchronous learning format is appropriate. 


Daniel R. Burk

Founder and President of FnGravity LLC

Daniel R. Burk is the founder and President of FnGravity LLC, a commercial drone services provider located in Northern Virginia. He received his FAA Part 107 UAS Commercial license 5 years ago, and was awarded an FAA Commercial/Instrument license in the 1990s. FnGravity provides mapping, modeling, inspection, photography, and videography services throughout the mid-Atlantic region.

In addition to his work with FnGravity, Daniel is an instructor with DARTdrones, a leading nationwide provider of public and private classes covering the basics of flying, passing the Part 107 exam, mapping, modeling, inspections, photography, and videography. He is also a retired attorney and mediator and a retired computer consultant.

Jonathan B. Rupprecht

Rupprecht Law, P.A.

Jonathan B. Rupprecht is a practicing drone attorney, flight instructor (CFI/CFII), and commercial pilot with single-engine, multi-engine, and instrument ratings. He is the author of the book Drones: Their many Civilian Uses and the U.S. Laws Surrounding Them and contributed two chapters to Unmanned Aircraft in the National Airspace: Critical issues, Technology, and the Law, published by the American Bar Association. He is currently a contributor for—Aerospace & Defense and has been cited and quoted by Newsweek, Politico, NPR, Marketwatch, the Independent, Motherboard, and other sources. He assisted in the Taylor v. Huerta cases in the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals which resulted in the FAA’s drone registration regulations being struck down as illegal and the RaceDayQuads LLC v. Dickson case challenging the remote ID regulations. Jonathan has helped clients obtain 130+ waivers (swarm, moving boat, over people, etc.), 54 airspace authorizations, 54+ exemptions, and 32 operating certificates. He currently practices drone law in South Florida at his firm Rupprecht Law, P.A.