FAA Grants ERM Exemption #11481 Under Section 333

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) granted Explosives Risk Managers LLC (ERM) exemption #11481 today allowing ERM to conditionally operate unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) commercially....

Filming a Blast with UAS

Recently, ERM obtained a video taken by a hobbyist of a blast in a quarry.  The video was taken from the most advantageous perspective...

UAS Carrying Asparagus Crashes and Burns

Dutch News reported that a asparagus farmer’s publicity stunt went awry when the unmanned aircraft system crashed on a country road and caught fire.   Time.com...

The Value of Perspective from a UAS

Explosives Risk Managers LLC recently obtained an image of the top of a highwall taken by a hobbyist unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operator.  The...

ERM Registers First UAS with FAA

Explosives Risk Managers LLC (ERM) has successfully completed FAA registration of its first unmanned aircraft system (UAS), a Phantom 2 Vision+.   FAA requires...

Volume of a Shipping Container

Explosives Risk Managers LLC (ERM) recently obtained some images obtained by a hobbyist using the Pix4D Capture app for smartphones.  We processed the images using...