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UAS Unmanned Aircraft System Remote Pilot

An unmanned aircraft system (UAS), sometimes called a drone, is an aircraft without a human pilot onboard – instead, the UAS is controlled from an operator on the ground.

Become a FAA certified Remote Pilot to operate UAS commercially with industry leader, Paul Hamilton at Sport Aviation Center LLC. No college degree or prior experience is required.

Sport Aviation Center has numerous FAA Certified Flight Instructors (CFI), excellent flying weather year round flight training and ground school all in one location to make it easy for you to become a FAA Remote Pilot certification. This allows you to operate a unmanned aircraft system for commercial purposes.

If you want to fly a drone or UAS to perform commercial operations legally, this is the place to find all information and training resources in one central location.

Getting Started – How To Fly a UAS

The rules for operating an unmanned aircraft depend on why you want to fly.

Fly a UAS For Fun

You don’t need permission from the FAA to fly your UAS (aka drone) for fun or recreation, but you must always fly safely.

Fly a UAS For Work or Business

The basic things an operator must know for flying under the small UAS rule (14 CFR part 107) to fly your UAS (aka drone) for work or business.

Becoming a UAS Remote Pilot

We’ve got the suggested study materials to prepare for the Remote Pilot Knowledge Test Prep. Learn about the requirements, process, and what to expect for becoming a UAS Remote Pilot whether you are a first time pilot or an existing pilot.

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) FAQ and Help

Get help and answers to Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Frequently Asked Questions and help on general and specific questions, including knowledge testing and Remote Pilot certification and more.

Fly UAS – Beyond the Basics

Go beyond the basics when flying a UAS! Get the instructions for applying for a waiver under the small UAS rule (part 107). Learn about flying a UAS that weighs more than 55 lbs or flying a UAS as a government entity.

Section 333

Learn about Section 333 of the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 (FMRA). Check out the Section 333 Frequently Asked Questions. Also learn about the Guidelines for Submitting a Petition for Exemption and Petitioning for Exemption under Section 333.

Certificates of Waiver or Authorization (COA)

Learn about COA, the authorization issued by the Air Traffic Organization for two separate operations: Civil Operations – commercial 333 exemption operations and Public operations – governmental operations.

Register your UAS

Do I need to register my Unmanned Aircraft? Yes, you need to register your aircraft if it weighs between 0.55 lbs. (250 grams) and up to 55 lbs. (25 kg). Learn all about register your UAS or drone.

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