Federal Aviation Administration

Federal Aviation Administration 2017-05-25T16:34:46+00:00
Advisory Circular (AC) 91-57A (2015) Model Aircraft Operating Standards (external)

Contains information relating to categorizing model aircraft and Unmanned Aircraft Systems as “aircraft” in the National Airspace System, recreational use, operational hazards, and permissible and prohibited operations.

Advisory Circular (AC) 107-2 Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (external)

Classifies sUAS, addresses certification of sUAS remote pilots and sUAS operational limitations, and provides guidance for conducting sUAS operations in the National Airspace System.

B4UFLY App (external)

Smartphone app that displays any restrictions or requirements in effect where unmanned aircraft operators want to fly.

Civil Operations (Non-Governmental) (external)

Provides detailed information relating to commercial (business) use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems, including links to applicable operational approval processes.

Know Before You Fly Video (external)

Lists the best practices for safe operation of unmanned aircraft.

Model Aircraft Operations (external)

Provides detailed information related to the permissible operation of model aircraft.

Public Operations (Governmental) (external)

Provides detailed information relating to public (Governmental) agency use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems, including links to applicable operational approval processes.

Small Unmanned Aircraft System Registration Service (external)

Contains details regarding registration of small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (.55-55 lbs), including access the online registration portal; required for all operators 13 years and older intending to operate a small Unmanned Aircraft Systems in the National Airspace System.

Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 107 (external)

Contains the current federal regulations for the operation of sUAS and remote pilot certification.

Unmanned Aircraft Operations in the National Airspace System (N JO 7210.889) (external)

Contains information and guidance on air traffic policies, as well as planning, coordination, and services associated with the operation of Unmanned Aircraft Systems.

Unmanned Aircraft System (external)

Provides links to important Federal Aviation Administration Unmanned Aircraft Systems guidance, regulations, and news.