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WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR RECREATIONAL FLYING?

FAA DRONE RECREATIONAL FLYING REQUIREMENTS

 

 

What are the requirements to fly a drone recreationally?

 

To fly under the exception for recreational flyers, you must:

  • Register and label your drone

  • Fly only for recreational purposes

  • Follow the safety guidelines of a community based organization

  • Keep your drone within the visual line of sight or use a visual observer

  • Give way and do not interfere with any manned aircraft

  • Get prior authorization before operating in controlled airspace

  • Fly at or below 400 feet in uncontrolled airspace

  • Comply with all airspace restrictions

  • Pass an aeronautical knowledge and safety test