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Old 06-24-2014, 05:14 PM   #1
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Default FAA Interpretation of Special Rule for Model Aircraft

The FAA has released it's interpretation of the Special Rule for Model Aircraft established by Congress in the 2012 FAA reauthorization act. As expected, their interpretation is not in our best interests.

You can read it here.

While on the surface it may appear that it only affects FPV pilots, read it carefully and you'll see all aspects of our hobby have the potential to be affected. For example, anyone receiving compensation for doing a demo flight would not be considered a hobbyist.

There will be those that say well, the FAA has no real inforcement arm so I'll just do as I please will be correct until there's an incident or investigation and if considered a "professional" and not a "hobbyist" I would expect a different standard will be applied.

The AMA is reviewing the document and preparing it's response. All of us who have a interest should be doing the same.

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