Frequently Asked Questions About Drone Pictures

For all your questions about drone photography, drone video, and more, Blue Fire Drones is here to help. With experience in creating quality content as drone photographers and drone videographers, Blue Fire Drones has the know-how to help you learn more. If you have any questions regarding our services, check out our frequently asked questions below, or contact us at 269-492-1000. You may also reach us via our contact page.

Yes, our drone pilots are licensed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Yes, we abide by the current FAA restrictions:

  1. Our pilots must maintain a visual line of sight with the drone at all times.
  2. Flying must be done during daylight hours, with the only exception being 30 mins before sunrise and 30 minutes after sunset, unless we are using a nighttime waiver.
  3. Maximum altitude is 400 feet above the ground or a structure. For example, if we are filming a 150 ft building, we could fly 550 ft high directly above the building.
  4. We cannot fly over the heads of people who are not directly participating in the operation.
  5. We cannot fly within a 5 mile radius of an airport without prior authorization from the FAA.

Yes! A client does not need to be on site while we gather our footage, however we encourage your involvement to guarantee we get the best shot for you.

Yes, to give our clients peace of mind, all our services are insured.

If there is enough space for our drones to safely fly, then we can fly indoors.

We are stationed in Kalamazoo and serve the West Michigan area.

With all our battery packs, we can fly for a total of 3 hours.

Yes, while we are filming you can view the footage in real time.

No, our drones are only used for the drone services we provide.

Our drones can go up to the legal limit of 400 feet above the ground or a structure.

We are able to shoot footage year-round.

We are unable to shoot in high winds or rain, as well as thunderstorms.