My name is Mark Sheehan. I am the founder of My Drone Authority, a blog that covers drone industry news, commentary, and in-depth buying guides.
Over the last 10 years I’ve flown over 100 RC aircraft models. When drones came out I hopped on board and immediately fell in love.
I have a lot of experience building, flying, and repairing my own DIY aircraft and RTF rigs.
Why I Started My Drone Authority
I started My Drone Authority because I had a burning desire to share my knowledge and help people get the most out of this amazing hobby and profession.
The industry is moving forward at a rapid pace, and I believe we will need all the support we can get to make sure pilots are flying safely, abiding by the rules and regulations, and fully understanding the technology they are using.
Where To Start
If you are a brand new pilot, I suggest reading this buying guide:
It will give you a full crash course on drones, including which features to pay attention to, a pre-flight checklist, how to fly a drone, and more.
If you are a budding professional pilot in the U.S., I strongly suggest checking out the equipment in this article:
And studying these two guides:
You will learn exactly how to get certified and the full breadth of drone laws and regulations to abide by.
Safety and regulatory compliance are two of the most important aspects of drone flying pilots need to pay attention to.
If you have any questions, you can send me an email here and I will get back to you ASAP. I’m an open book and I always love helping my readers out.