FAA Automatically Grants "blanket" COA'S - As of March
23, 2015, the FAA will automatically grant "blanket" COA's for flights
at or below 200 feet to any UAS operator with a Section 333 exemption,
provided the aircraft weighs less than 55 pounds, operations are
conducted during daytime Visual Flight Rules (VFR) conditions and within
visual line of sight (VLOS) of the pilots, and stay certain distances
away from airports or heliports.
UAV FAA Regulations
- For more
than five decades, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has
compiled a proven track record of introducing new technology and
aircraft safely into the National Airspace System (NAS).