FAA Special Rules

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What Can I Do With My Model Aircraft?  Hobby/Recreational Flying


The FAA welcomes comments from the public on its Interpretation of the Special Rule for Model Aircraft, which may help further inform its interpretation of the statutory language in Section 336 of the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 regarding Model Aircraft operations.

Please visit the Federal Rulemaking Portal and follow the instructions for sending your comments electronically.


Take 10 minutes to read the FAA Special Rule document.  Then read some other opinions about how those new rules might affect you now and in the future.  Other websites that offer opinions on the FAA Special Rule:



If you feel that you have something valuable to add to the discussion then by all means register your comments on the Federal Rulemaking Portal (link above).