Appeal to sUAS News Readers: FAA’s Interpretation of the Special Rule for Model Aircraft

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Please do not forget to make comments on the FAA’s Interpretation of the Special Rule for Model Aircraft. Your future is riding on this one, and it is up to you to stop repressive and onerous regulation from destroying your hobby.

http://www.regulations.gov/#!documentDetail;D=FAA-2014-0396-0001

If you are at a loss for words RCAPA had put together something that you can and past, add and subtract to suit. The two minutes you take now can help save your hobby.

http://rcapa.net/rebuttal-to-the-faas-interpretation/

Thank you, sUAS News Editors

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Patrick Egan
Editor in Field, sUAS News Americas Desk | Patrick Egan is the editor of the Americas Desk at sUAS News and host and Executive Producer of the sUAS News Podcast Series, Drone TV and the Small Unmanned Systems Business Exposition. Experience in the field includes assignments with the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command Battle Lab investigating solutions on future warfare research projects. Instructor for LTA (Lighter Than Air) ISR systems deployment teams for an OSD, U.S. Special Operations Command, Special Surveillance Project. Built and operated commercial RPA prior to 2007 FAA policy clarification. On the airspace integration side, he serves as director of special programs for the RCAPA (Remote Control Aerial Photography Association).