The NEW Small UAS Rule (Part 107), including all pilot and operating rules, is in effect as of 12:01 a.m. EDT on August 29, 2016.

The new waiver submission and airspace authorization process and the accident reporting system will be available later in the morning on August 29, 2016 and there will be links from this page.

For more information, please watch our live stream event at 11:45 a.m. EDT on August 29, 2016 and review the following materials:

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An unmanned aircraft system (UAS), sometimes called a drone, is an aircraft without a human pilot onboard – instead, the UAS is controlled from an operator on the ground.

When you fly a drone in the United States, it is your responsibility to understand and abide by the rules.