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Can you use drones for a business?

Things You need to know if you want to consider starting a business:

The FAA is reorganizing it’s Airspace laws to adapt to the huge changes that Quadcopters are bringing to the flying arena. UAS (Unmanned Aircraft Systems) are mentioned in section 333 of the FAA regulations. Basically its ok to use your Quadcopter for recreational purposes, so long as you stay out of certain public areas, and keep your machine in sight at all times, but if you’re using it for other reasons, you might have a problem.

Here are some important links that you can use to educate yourself, and keep up to date with what’s happening:


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The FAA: A good place to start is the FAQ section relating to Quadcopters – Here.

You can also keep up to date with the latest developments here.



Know Before You Fly is an education campaign founded by the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA), and the Small UAV Coalition in partnership with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to educate prospective users about the safe and responsible operation of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) – Find them here.

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