AC 91-57C and FRIA Application Process

AMA is expecting the FAA to release Advisory Circular (AC) 91-57C and open an online portal to apply for FRIA (FAA-recognized identification area) status very soon. AMA is asking all of our clubs to standby while we review the AC and FRIA process and wait for instructions on next steps. Our hope is to apply for FRIA status on behalf of each of our clubs that are interested in having this designation. It is likely that AMA and FAA will have to take care of some administrative processes before AMA clubs can request FRIA status. Rest assured, AMA will assist all interested clubs in applying for FRIA status. Remember, the deadline for operators to comply with Remote ID requirements is not until September 16, 2023.