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FAA doubles "Blanket" Altitude...to 400' AGL

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by redspiderdrone, Apr 8, 2016.

  1. redspiderdrone

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  2. rcheing

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    I'm on my phone but I think I read that this would retroactively apply to all previous 333 approvals. I'll have to dig out the link when I get home.


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  3. lear08

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    Question regarding the 333. If I'm reading this correctly, you can file and receive the 333 exemption but in order yo fly them. You need to be an FAA licensed pilot?


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  4. lear08

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    Sorry if that's wrong place.


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  5. rcheing

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    Here's the thread: FAA Doubles “Blanket” Altitude for Many UAS Flights | UAV Coach

    I understand this to be that if you already have a Section 333 Exemption, the new blanket altitude is 400 feet.
     
  6. rcheing

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    You are correct. However, you can also hire another licensed person to fly for you and act as PIC.
     
  7. MC_

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    Thank you FAA! This helps, a lot.