Rules for Drone Hobbyists – 2019

Rules for Drone Hobbyists – 2019

The new rules for hobbyist/recreational drone pilots are now in effect. Here is a summary of everything you need to know! This description will be updated as any changes are made to the regulations.

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Timestamps. Clicking on these will take you to that specific topic:
Subsection(a): Limitations to qualify as a hobbyist/recreational pilot: 2:31
Authorization with LAANC/FAA Portal: 3:10
Class G (uncontrolled airspace): 4:02
Aeronautical Knowledge Test and proof: 4:37
Marking of aircraft: 5:28
Operations at fixed sites: 5:52
What is a fixed site?: 7:12
Flying a drone over 55lbs: 8:10
Updates to these rules: 8:20
Subsection (e): Endangering National Airspace System: 8:45
Subsection (f): Making changes by the FAA: 8:53
Aeronautical Knowledge Test details: 9:06
Definition of CBO: 9:23
60 second summary of these rules: 9:49
Closing: 11:13

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