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UASidekick is subscription based airspace awareness tool that promotes safety in the NAS for both manned and unmanned pilots alike. The app allows remote pilots to easily file flight plans that integrate seamlessly with FAA Flight Service and the FAA LAANC system.
*Recreational (44809) LAANC Integration*
As a FAA designated UAS Service Supplier UASidekick allows the hobbyist drone pilot to submit flight plans to the FAA for immediate approval in controlled airspace at available airports.
*Commercial (Part 107) LAANC Integration*
As a FAA designated UAS Service Supplier UASidekick allows the drone pilot to submit flight plans to the FAA for immediate approval and for further coordination in controlled airspace at available airports.
*NOTAM UOA Request*
UASidekick was developed to facilitate FAA reporting compliance for those required to submit a NOTAM to fly. UASidekick works with Flight Services to provide a streamline process which allows waiver holders and COA operators, who are required to submit NOTAMs, to submit NOTAM UOAs through the UASidekick app. ONLY THOSE WHO HAVE AN ACTIVE COA OR WAIVER MAY SUBMIT A NOTAM UOA.
*Community Search & Rescue (SAR)*
These request are internal request that allow only UASidekick users to submit and see other users request for SAR. These request do not replace the need to call 911 or your emergency service provider but will allow the community of UASidekick users to see a need and offer assistance.
*Privacy Request (PR)*
The Privacy Request was developed by UASidekick with the general public in mind as a way to communicate, to other UASidekick users, their desire for additional privacy. These PR request are internal and unique to UASidekick which allow the RPIC to recognize locations that individuals (Pilots and General Public) have requested more sensitivity when flying over and around the PR area. (Privacy Request are voluntary compliance request internal to UASidekick only and may not be enforced by any regulatory agency or law enforcement entity.)
*In-App Monthly Subscriptions*
• UASidekick offers an in-app subscription for $4.99 + tax per month
• Payment will be charged to your iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase
• This subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period through the apple device
• Your account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period for the monthly subscription price
• Subscriptions may be managed by the user and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to the user's iTunes Account Settings on the apple device after purchase
•The monthly subscription will allow access to the user profile and allow the user to log flights, submit reports and allow the user to submit requests for LAANC, NOTAM UOAs, SAR's and PR's
(A free Flight Service Account is required for the NOTAM UOA submittal. See https://www.1800wxbrief.com for details on creating an account. We also provide an instructional video on linking the Flight Service web to your app on our website at www.UASidekick.com/#videos)
Formats Currently Accepted For NOTAM Submittal:
FAA 333 COA Numbers Format: 2016-AAA-111
FAA 333 Waiver Exemption Number Format: 55555
Class G Notifications
For more information and videos on the use of the app please visit our website at: http://www.uasidekick.com/#videos
Updated the app description to reflect the change in services provided by Flight Service.