Rules for micro drones pilots

Micro drone pilots would remain subject to regulation with 5 simple rules:

  • fly below 400 feet above ground level;

  • fly no faster than 40 knots;

  • fly within visual line of sight;

  • fly only during daylight hours; and

  • stay at least 5 statute miles from the geographic center of a tower-controlled airport, or airport denoted on a current FAA-published aeronautical chart, unless ​​the pilot provides prior notice to the airport operator and ​​the pilot receives, for a tower-controlled airport, prior approval from the air traffic control facility located at the airport.

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