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Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)

Whether you're a new drone pilot or have years of experience, rules and safety tips exist to help you fly safely in the national airspace. 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. You can then begin researching where it is safe to fly and when you need approval to fly.

What type of drone flier are you?

Recreational Fliers and Modeler
Community-Based Organizations

Certificated Remote Pilots including
Commercial Operators

Public Safety & Government Users

Educational Users

Not sure? We'll help you figure it out.

Ready to fly? Be sure to download the B4UFLY app for your smartphone to determine whether there are any restrictions or requirements in effect where you want to fly.

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This page was originally published at: https://www.faa.gov/UAS/