NC-UAS Disaster Response Pilot Database

Pilots preparing to launch UAS

NC-UAS, North Carolina’s Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Disaster Response Database provides local Emergency Managers and First Responders with a list of qualified UAS pilots that are willing to provide services to their community. Participating UAS pilots have successfully completed their FAA Part 107 qualification and are NCDOT Certified Government Operators.

The program follows a framework of three keys to success; Qualification, Education and Training, and Flight Standards. This program is voluntary and participating UAS pilots are representing their sponsoring agency when deploying at the request of a local official.

Applicants must complete all sections of the application and provide the requested documentation. Completed applications should be scanned and emailed to For more information on this program, please contact North Carolina Emergency Management at