Recreational User

Recreational User

Hobby or recreational flying (not for hire or as part of business) may be done without FAA approval, but users must follow safety guidelines including:

•    Must be for hobby or recreational purposes only
•    Follow community-based safety guidelines
•    Fly under 400 feet and within line of sight of the operator
•    Not fly near manned aircraft
•    Contact the airport or control tower before flying within five miles of an airport
•    All operators should check local or state laws for usage restrictions and/or privacy rules.

To learn more about these safety guidelines from the FAA, click here.