The F.A.A. links listed below
describe the government's involvement and non
involvement with model aircraft.
We talked to
a very knowledgeable and super friendly F.A.A.
representative who has been working with U.A.V. concerns
for many years. His comments are all very positive for
the future of the established R/C model airplane
enthusiasts. To paraphrase his comments about the
F.A.A.'s view regarding our hobby follows.
F.A.A. strongly encourages individuals flying for
hobby or recreation to follow A.M.A. Safety
that you are registered with the F.A.A. as most of
us did early this year and that registration number
is affixed to each model we fly.
extremely careful to avoid any reckless flying or
behavior. Violations could result in a stiff
also important to encourage our fellow modelers that
now, more than ever, responsible behavior and safe
practices are necessary.
these guidelines, basic common sense applies. The F.A.A. does not
want to interfere with our hobby and sport.