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FAA PART 107 Study Guide


FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot Certificate Study Guide

Pass the Part 107 Test
& Start Flying Legally

Becoming a FAA Certified Remote Pilot In Command and Registering your UAV doesn't have to be difficult. And, it doesn't have to cost you a fortune. Our online Part 107 Study Guide and Registration Package walks you through the entire process from start to finish.  Everything you need to know and everything you will need including FAA Manuals, resources, videos and more. Work at you own pace! Upon completion, you should be able the Pass the FAA Knowledge Test with Flying Colors. In fact, we are so confident our Study Guide is the best on the market to help prepare you for the test, we offer a complete 100% Money Back Guarantee if Fail to receive your FAA Remote Pilot Certificate.

You'll learn all about:

14 CFR - Part 107
Becoming a Pilot
Remote Pilot Responsibilities
Supporting Crew Roles
Situational Awareness and Decision Making
Crew Resource Management
sUAV Systems Requirements
Sample Preflight Inspection Checklist
Preflight Considerations
Operating Rules
Accident Reporting
Where to Fly
No Drone Zones
UAV Registration & Markings
Foreign Aircraft Permit Requirements
Task Management
Recognizing Hazardous Attitudes
Effective Communication
Preventing Battery Fires: Storage
Condition for Safe Operation
Sample Methods to Regain Control
Maintenance Requirements
Unscheduled Maintenance
Benefits of Record Keeping
FAA Inspections
General Weight and Balance
Common Performance Deficiencies
Carriage of Hazardous Material
Sources of Performance Data
Emergency Situations
Aviation Weather
Global Navigation Satellite Systems
Emergency Planning and Communication
Operations Near Buildings
Operation near Aircraft: Right of Way Rules
Operation in Prohibited or Restricted Areas
Obtaining Airspace Authorizations
Frequency Spectrum
Frequency Interference
Spectrum Authorization
Operation from Moving Vehicles or Aircraft
Transporting Another Person's Property
Privacy and Other Considerations
Certificate Of Waiver
Lost Link
Contingency Planning
Flight Termination
Using A Compass
Phonetic Alphabet
  and much, much more

FAA Rules for Operating
 an Unmanned Aircraft

The FAA rules for operating a UAV depend on why you want to fly.


Fly for Fun

Fly for Work

Pilot Requirements

No pilot requirements

Must have Remote Pilot Airman Certificate
Must be 16 years old
Must pass TSA vetting

Aircraft Requirements

Must be registered if over 0.55 lbs.

Must be less than 55 lbs.*
Must be registered if over 0.55 lbs. (online)
Must undergo pre-flight check to ensure UAS is in condition for safe operation

Location Requirements

5 miles from airports without prior notification to airport and air traffic control

Class G airspace*

Operating Rules

Must ALWAYS yield right of way to manned aircraft
Must keep the aircraft in sight (visual line-of-sight)
UAS must be under 55 lbs.
Must follow community-based safety guidelines
Must notify airport and air traffic control tower before flying within 5 miles of an airport

Must keep the aircraft in sight (visual line-of-sight)*
Must fly under 400 feet*
Must fly during the day*
Must fly at or below 100 mph*
Must yield right of way to manned aircraft*
Must NOT fly over people*
Must NOT fly from a moving vehicle*

Example Applications

Educational or recreational flying only

Flying for commercial use (e.g. providing aerial surveying or photography services)
Flying incidental to a business (e.g. doing roof inspections or real estate photography)

Legal or Regulatory Basis

Public Law 112-95, Section 336  Special Rule for Model Aircraft
FAA Interpretation of the Special Rule for Model Aircraft

Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulation (14 CFR) Part 107

*These rules are subject to waiver

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