Frequently asked questions
Why Texoma Drone Solutions LLC?
We want you to stand out and to offer something unique. If you're listing a home for sale, we want help you make your ad stand out from the rest. A great way to show off large properties is with aerial photos and video.
Why should I hire Texoma Drone Solutions LLC when my friend has a drone and will take pictures for free?
Odds are your friend isn't a licensed drone pilot. The FAA has been cracking down on un-licensed drone pilots and that comes with hefty fines for anyone who hires an un-licensed drone pilot as well as for the pilot of the drone themselves. Anyone who hires an un-licensed drone pilot can be fined up to $11,000 while the pilot can be fined up to $1,100. If you use your own drone to take photos of a property you are selling, and you're not FAA licensed, you are liable for both fines. This fine is per violation. So if you have 3 listings with aerial photos not shot by a licensed drone pilot, you could face fines up to $36,300!
Why should I hire Texoma Drone Solutions LLC vs other companies?
Texoma Drone Solutions LLC is licensed, insured, and willing to travel to all parts of Texoma and can do so on relatively short notice. We also provide editiing of all of our products and can use our expertise to help tell your story in a unique way. In addition we offer a quick turnaround on deliverables, in some cases even on the same day!
Can a realtor get into trouble for hiring a non-licensed drone photographer?
The short answer: YES!
Can Texoma Drone Solutions LLC fly at night?
Yes! Due to changes in drone regulations and a newly acquired license by TDS, we are now legally allowed to conduct night operations.
Can Texoma Drone Solutions LLC fly in the Wichita Mountains?
Unfortunately we cannot. Drones are strictly forbidden in any area managed by the National Park Service.
Can Texoma Drone Solutions LLC fly near Sheppard AFB/Wichita Falls Municipal Airport?
In most circumstances, yes, but we require a minimum of 3 days advanced notification in order to coordinate with air traffic control. We have a wide area airspace waiver for the Class D airspace around sheppard which allows us to fly up to the maximum altitude as posted on the Unmanned Aerial Systems Facility Map, published by the FAA. This altitude is usually below 400 feet, but there are some areas where no drones are allowed to fly at all (especially near the runways or the flight paths of manned aircraft). We are required by the FAA and Sheppard AFB to contact the tower no less than 3 days prior to flying to obtain clearance.