Free registration for the new FAA Small Unmanned Aerial Systems website ends on January 19. Mandatory registration is required to fly after February 19, 2016.
If you register at https://registermyuas.faa.gov you will be asked to make the following pledge:
- I will fly below 400 feet
- I will fly within visual line of sight
- I will be aware of FAA airspace requirements: www.faa.gov/go/uastfr
- I will not fly directly over people
- I will not fly over stadiums and sports events
- I will not fly near emergency response efforts such as fires
- I will not fly near aircraft, especially near airports
- I will not fly under the influence
Also: you will have to pay the $5 fee with a credit card, which the FAApromises to refundl
The January newsletter is already out! Check it out here!
In a post on the AMA website, the AMA is suggesting that members not rush to register before the February 19, deadline, while the AMA considers it’s response. After February 19, unregistered RC pilots face fines in excess of $25,000.
Marc Wentnick has put together a nice recap of the Christmas Party here. Thanks Marc!
CENTRAL CAROLINA RC MODELERS
Rules and Regulations
- Field Rules
1 – The CCRC flying field is for use by its members and invited guests only.
2 – The field is open from dawn until dusk, Monday through Saturday. Sunday morning flying until 12:00 noon is only allowed for silent aircraft such as electric aircraft. Night flying is not permitted unless approved for a special event.
3 – All flying guests are to have a club member to inform them of the CCRC Rules and Regulations and assist and spot for them.
4 – Friends and family members are always welcomed at the field. Please have them remain behind the fence for their safety. If you bring a pet, please keep them on a lease and small children require adult supervision at all times and none are allowed on the flight line.
5 – All persons flying must have a current AMA Membership Card. This includes buddy-box flying unless the member is an AMA IP instructor.
6 – All radio equipment must be designated for air use. Continue reading
The July 2015 newsletter is out. Thanks again to Marc Wentnick for his great work. This and past newsletters can be found on out Newsletter Page at ccrcm.com.
Marc put together a nice summary of last weekends event. Click here for the pdf!