Flying a drone in the USA?

2 years 7 months ago #665074 by Carlos
If you have a drone over 250g, aside from register the drone with the FAA.  Is there anything else that needs to be done in order to fly a drone?  Do I need to call in a flight plan each time I fly?

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2 years 7 months ago #665380 by Colorado Mike
  1. Fly at or below 400 feet.
  2. Keep your drone within sight.
  3. Never fly near other aircraft, especially near airports.
  4. Never fly over groups of people.
  5. Never fly over stadiums or sports events.
  6. Never fly near emergency response efforts such as fires.
  7. Never fly under the influence.
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2 years 7 months ago #665436 by garyrhook
Or, on a slightly more official basis:

https://www.faa.gov/uas/recreational_fliers/

You'll need to label your drone, too. So they can find you should it crash.


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2 years 7 months ago #665692 by ThatNikonGuy
Which regards to the label, didn't know that.  So how are they enforcing that?


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2 years 7 months ago #665775 by garyrhook

ThatNikonGuy wrote: Which regards to the label, didn't know that.  So how are they enforcing that?


Um, they can't?


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2 years 7 months ago #665929 by TCooper
Don't you need a license to fly a drone now?   Or did I get that wrong?


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2 years 7 months ago #666251 by garyrhook

TCooper wrote: Don't you need a license to fly a drone now?   Or did I get that wrong?


Google is your friend (not really):

https://www.faa.gov/uas/commercial_operators/become_a_drone_pilot/


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2 years 7 months ago #666860 by Jacob Fisher

garyrhook wrote:

TCooper wrote: Don't you need a license to fly a drone now?   Or did I get that wrong?


Google is your friend (not really):

https://www.faa.gov/uas/commercial_operators/become_a_drone_pilot/



:rofl:   on and off friend that doesn't talk back 


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