FAA UAS Registration Update – December 12, 2017

On December 12, 2017, President Trump signed legislation that will reverse the earlier court ruling in the John Taylor case and restore the FAA’s UAS registration requirement, including for AMA members. AMA believes that registration makes sense at some level, but has pushed for a more reasonable threshold. While we address these issues, members will... Read More

The rules for operating an unmanned aircraft

From the FAA Website: https://www.faa.gov/uas/getting_started/ This information was last modified: The rules for operating an unmanned aircraft depend on why you want to fly. The rules for operating an unmanned aircraft Fly for Fun Fly for Work Pilot Requirements No pilot requirements Must have Remote Pilot Airman Certificate Must be 16 years old Must pass... Read More

FAA Registration Update Sent to AMA Members

UPDATE: On December 12, 2017, President Trump signed legislation that will reverse the earlier court ruling in the John Taylor case and restore the FAA’s UAS registration requirement, including for AMA members. If you have questions about UAS registration please see this post: https://www.cnydrones.org/faa-uas-registration-update-december-12-2017 A federal appeals court recently struck down the FAA’s registration requirement for... Read More