Directed by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is the primary government agency responsible for management of the National Airspace System (NAS), and acts as the leading regulatory authority over all aspects of American civil aviation.
Business and enthusiast drone users currently face a maze of federal, state and local policies concerning unmanned aircraft operations; much of which is the topic of widespread debate among industry analysts and attorneys.
DroneWire's FAA/333 information section outlines the history of the agency's approach to Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) regulation.
This page is updated weekly; the following articles detail current FAA regulatory, enforcement, and operational issues that can affect both commercial and hobbyist pilots.
Accurate information concerning the FAA's new drone registration program for enthusiast operators. Includes key elements of the registration process, legal concerns, guidelines for commercial users, and analysis by industry experts...[Read More]
There's never been a better time to start a drone business. This article will empower you to decide if applying for a Section 333 Exemption is the right move for your company...[Read More]
The FAA requires commercial drone operators to apply for approval through the agency's Section 333 Exemption program. Our Frequently Asked Questions page covers a wide range of popular questions surrounding this program and its future...[Read More]
Having trouble finding the FAA's operational requirements for 333 exemption holders? We researched approved 333 grants and spoke with attorneys to develop a comprehensive outline of the program's guidelines...[Read More]
Have you decided to apply for Section 333 Exemption grant to operate a drone commercially? Our guide walks you through every step of the FAA's 333 program application process...[Read More]
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