Tag: FAA Reauthorization and Reform Act

Special message from Academy of Model Aeronautics President Bob Brown: We stand for education, not regulation

By now nearly everyone is aware of the incident that occurred on Monday, January 26, 2015, involving a multirotor landing on the White House lawn. The incident occurred at 3 a.m. and involved a government employee who had been drinking. The incident resulted in reaction from many, including President Obama, […]

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Your questions answered-The 400 foot limit for model aircraft.

In the interview with Deputy Director John McGraw, Mr. McGraw seemed to have very little to say about the aeromodeling exemption in the FAA reauthorization bill. He also made a worrisome comment about a 400 foot limit for models. Rich Hanson, leader of the AMA Government and Regulatory Affairs: There […]

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Your questions answered-What is a “nationwide community-based organization?”

The Academy of Aeronautics Government Relations team would like to thank everyone who has visited our blog, asked questions and kept an eye on the current situation with the NPRM and proposed rules that could affect aeromodelers. In a recent blog post, “President signs FAA bill, includes protection for model […]

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