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New proposed FAA rules

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by pwsl100, Feb 10, 2016.

  1. pwsl100

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    Has anyone read the proposed FAA rules for UAS. Public comment closes on 4-24-16. It is getting more restrictive to fly. Please read and comment.
     
  2. msinger

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    Which new rules are you referring to?
     
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  4. msinger

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    Ah, those. Love them! They are going to make flying much less restrictive. I cannot wait until they get released.
     
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    Dji will be hurt
     
  6. msinger

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    Why will they be hurt?
     
  7. rskardon

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    Looks pretty restrictive to me, I assume these would be laws/rules not just guidelines, if so pretty huge changes. Would be interesting to see what the examination may contain content wise... I wonder how much will pass? No more night flights a notable inclusion... and FPV ban too.
     
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    They are actually less restrictive than the laws and/or requirements in place right now. It'll be awesome once they are out. Many, many people are going to be happy campers.

    Right -- they will be laws.
     
  9. rskardon

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    Just re-reading all this - all the dates are 2015!
     
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    I presume this was actually the precursor to what is in place now...
     
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    Yep. Those rules have been in the works for a while now.
     
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    If I am reading it correctly all operators would have to get the new UAV license, even hobby users....unless the micro category is exempt...
     
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    Nope. These rules are not for hobbyists.
     
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    The OP stated the end of cinsultation in 2016 but the site shows: The 60-day public comment period for the small UAS Notice of Proposed Rulemaking closed on April 24, 2015.
     
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    no night flight kiss my arse
     
  17. Meta4

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    This is a year old and is a proposal to replace the ridiculous 333 exemptions + pilot's licence system for commercial use.
    It has nothing to do with recreational flying.
     
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    that's good want to keep ufo stories going in my area
     
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    Oh yeah, sorry, was reading it quickly on my tiny phone....no worries!
     
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