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If you plan to fly your Drones/ UAS within 5 miles of the Airport,
contact us at 770-787-0098

U.A.S./Drone & Model Aircraft Operations Limits

According to the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 as (1) the aircraft is flown strictly for hobby or recreational use; (2) the aircraft is operated in accordance with a community-based set of safety guidelines and within the programming of a nationwide community-based organization; (3) the aircraft is limited to not more than 55 pounds unless otherwise certified through a design, construction, inspection, flight test, and operational safety program administered by a community-based organization; (4) the aircraft is operated in a manner that does not interfere with and gives way to any manned aircraft; (5) when flown within 5 miles of an airport, the operator of the aircraft provides the airport operator and the airport air traffic control tower ... with prior notice of the operation; and (6) the aircraft is flown within visual line sight of the operator.
Do fly a model aircraft/UAS at the local model aircraft club
Do take lessons and learn to fly safely
Do contact the airport or control tower when flying within 5 miles of the airport
Do fly a model aircraft for personal enjoyment

Don't fly near manned aircraft
Don't fly beyond line of sight of the operator
Don't fly an aircraft weighing more than 55 lbs. unless it's certified by an aero modeling community-based organization
Don't fly contrary to your aero modeling community-based safety guidelines
Don't fly model aircraft for payment or commercial purposes

What Can I Do With My U.A.S./Drone?
Frequently Asked Questions
All Unmanned Aircraft Must be Registered with the FAA

Having fun means flying safely!  Hobby or recreational flying doesn't require FAA approval but you must follow safety guidelines.  Any other use requires FAA authorization.

Rusty Anglin,
Dec 6, 2016, 8:12 AM
Rusty Anglin,
Dec 6, 2016, 8:12 AM