How do I get airspace authorization?
Day and Night Time Authorization through FAA Drone Zone:
- Log into the FAA Drone Zone.
- Select “Create Part 107 Waiver/Authorization”.
- In pop up titled “Part 107 Waiver/Authorization” application choose second option: Airspace Authorization and start application.
- Fill in the required fields:
- Operation Parameters:
Are there any new FAA regulations for drone pilots?
The Operations Over People rule became effective on April 21, 2021. Drone pilots operating under Part 107 may fly at night, over people and moving vehicles without a waiver as long as they meet the requirements defined in the rule.
Where can I not fly a drone?
Drones cannot fly over moving vehicles. Your drone must be within your line of sight at all times or within that of an observer who is communicating with you. Drones cannot fly over national parks, stadiums or racetracks with ongoing events, military bases, or prisons.
What is the maximum altitude a drone can fly?
The maximum allowable altitude is 400 feet above the ground, and higher if your drone remains within 400 feet of a structure. The maximum speed is 100 mph (87 knots).
Do you need a license to fly a drone in the US?
Both recreational and Part 107-licensed drone pilots are now required to secure authorization to operate in controlled airspace through the LAANC system. The sheer volume of drones owned and operated in the US has made them an element of national airspace that is worth considering.
Can I Fly my Drone in controlled airspace near an airport?
If you need to fly in controlled airspace near an unlisted airport, then you will need to secure authorization via the old method through the FAA DroneZone website. The specific steps in requesting airspace authorization through LAANC may have slight variations based on the drone flight app you are using.
Do I need a remote pilot certificate to fly a drone?
In order to fly your drone under the FAA ‘s Small UAS Rule (Part 107), you must obtain a Remote Pilot Certificate from the FAA. This certificate demonstrates that you understand the regulations, operating requirements, and procedures for safely flying drones.
What are the new Federal Rules for drones?
On December 28, 2020 the Federal Aviation Administration ( FAA) announced final rules for unmanned aircraft systems ( UAS) or drones that will require Remote Identification ( Remote ID) of drones and allow operators of small drones to fly over people and at night under certain conditions.