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New rules for DC 15 - 30 Miles

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by 10X, Feb 10, 2016.

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  1. 10X

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    Saw this posted on the FAA site.
    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is updating its conditions today for flying unmanned aircraft in the area between 15 and 30 miles from Washington, D.C. to clarify differences for various types of unmanned aircraft. As of 12:01 a.m. EST, Wednesday, February 10, the operating procedures will allow model aircraft, commercial and public users to operate in the outer ring of the Special Flight Rules Area (SFRA) under specific conditions.

    The SFRA rule still prohibits unmanned aircraft operations within 15 miles of Washington, D.C. in the Flight Restricted Zone without specific FAA authorization.

    FAA Updates DC-Area Unmanned Aircraft Procedures
     
  2. Mark The Droner

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    This was posted yesterday in the news forum
     
  3. LuvMyTJ

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    This was recently discussed here. Be sure and check the search or look at the suggested post at the bottom as you are crafting yours. ;)
    Thread closed. Please comment further here - FAA update on flying in DC.

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