Category: Airspace

Your Questions Answered – Rules for those not operating within a ‘Community-Based’ program

Your questions answered- Many non-AMA members fly at sites other than established model aviation fields (ie: AMA clubs). How will this impact the new regulations and how will the new role for AMA address this? Rich Hanson, leader of the AMA Government and Regulatory Affairs: We won’t know for sure […]

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President signs FAA bill, includes protection for model aviation

February 2012, Congress passed the first FAA Reauthorization bill in more than four years. The Bill included a special provision for model aircraft protecting it from FAA regulations. Signed February 14, 2012 by President Obama, the special provision in the Bill recognizes community-based safety programming as an effective means of managing […]

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