Regulations concerning Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) are constantly evolving.
Enthusiasm continues to grow as more consumers are looking to purchase UAS both for recreational use and professional applications. It is important that prospective operators fly safely and adhere to current regulations. Many consumers may be unaware that just because you can purchase a UAS, this does not mean you can fly it anywhere, or for any purpose.
After doing some research, you may decide that utilizing UAS technology would benefit your business. We recommend the following resources to learn more about UAS regulations and procedures.
Know Before You Fly is an education campaign in partnership with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to help prospective users learn about the safe and responsible operation of UAS. The site contains information about UAS regulations, recreational and business use, U.S. Airspace, and many news articles.
The FAA is working hard to provide the safest aerospace system in the world. Integrating UAS into the nation's airspace is challenging for both the FAA and aviation community. Regardless of size, the responsibility to fly safely applies equally to manned and unmanned aircraft. The FAA website contains a wealth of information including all current regulations and instructions on using UAS for business purposes.