UNITED STATES OF AMERICA DRONE REGULATIONS

2022-07-15 10:38 Author:Holy Stone 26

Welcome to the world of drones. As a pilot, you share the sky with other drones and aircraft. Please comply with the local regulations and policies and fly safely.


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Drone Laws in the United States of America

To get started, be sure to select which type of drone user you are and find out what rules and regulations apply to your specific situation. 


1. All recreational drone flyers need to take the Drone Safety Test TRUST

View a list of TRUST Test Administrators.


2. If you fly for commercial, government, or any other non-recreational purposes you must obtain a Remote Pilot Certificate from the FAA.


3. Drone Registry

If your drone weighs more than 250g/0.55 lbs, you must register your drone through the FAA's Drone Zone. Each drone must be registered at a cost of $5 and registration is valid for a period of 3 years. Here is Renew Link.


General Rules for Flying a Drone in the United States of America


  • 0.25KG(0.55lbs)<Drone<25KG(55lbs) needs a drone registry.


  • Fly under 120m.


  • Fly within visual-line-of-sight.


  • Fly at night or twilight, drone must be lighting visible for at least 3 statute miles.


  • Avoid flying after drinking.


  • Don't fly in controlled airspace near airports or restricted areas without FAA permission.


  • A person may not manipulate more than one drone at the same time.



Where to fly your drone

Anyone operating a UAS is responsible for flying within FAA guidelines and regulations. Operators should be aware of where it is and is not safe to fly.


*B4UFLY Mobile App

Download the FAA's safety app, which provides real-time information about airspace restrictions and other flying requirements based on your GPS location.


*General NO DRONE ZONE and Airspace Restrictions: airports, government agencies, sensitive agencies, national borders.


Holy Stone is committed to sharing the joy of flying with the world. We promote safety awareness among the general public, call upon drone lovers all over the world to comply with safe flight guidelines, and push forward the development of the drone community.


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