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It is official. You have to register your model with the FAA

Old 12-14-2015, 06:56 AM
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Default It is official. You have to register your model with the FAA

http://www.faa.gov/uas/registration/faqs/
Old 12-14-2015, 07:03 AM
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No, it's not. More disinformation. It's a long read, but worth the time rather than jumping to conclusions.

http://www.faa.gov/news/updates/media/20151213_IFR.pdf

Registration Fee:

Individuals intending to use the small unmanned aircraft
exclusively as model aircraft





$5 to register an individual’s fleet of small unmanned

aircraft.
Old 12-14-2015, 09:46 AM
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I just read through the FAQ's. One states that you do not need to register each aircraft, that you will get an individual number (like an AMA number) to use on all of your aircraft.
It says there is no need to provide information about each specific model.

THEN, in the section about 'What if I sell my drone?' it says you should log in and update your information if you sell something. Update what? You didn't give them specifics about your 'drones' in the first place.


Somebody's not thinking clearly.
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Indeed.

As I said in the title.....if you own a model you need to register it.

Large model (LMA/LTMA) people's lives got a lot harder
Old 12-14-2015, 09:53 AM
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Whats next, asking for your papers at each street corner?

This no longer a free country!

We are being controlled more and more, when they decide you cant fly planes anymore they
will be banging on the door for your stuff, what ever they decide you cant have anymore.

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Old 12-14-2015, 10:08 AM
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According to an article by FAA Chris Lauzon, if you fly for recreation at an AMA field, the registration does not apply to you
Old 12-14-2015, 10:49 AM
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Originally Posted by airega1 View Post
According to an article by FAA Chris Lauzon, if you fly for recreation at an AMA field, the registration does not apply to you
Which is a load of rubbish. Why don't you post a link supporting that.

If you read the rules that are up, all of us have to register unless your aircraft is under 0.55lbs.
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Originally Posted by TimJ View Post
Which is a load of rubbish. Why don't you post a link supporting that.

If you read the rules that are up, all of us have to register unless your aircraft is under 0.55lbs.
Tim: I am confused about this registration process. Below is a link that states model aircraft, flown for recreational and or hobby do not need to register.?? I don't think the FAA has read their own rules.

http://www.faa.gov/licenses_certific...t_registry/UA/
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They can suck it.

**** outta here with their gestapo bvll*****.



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What other leisure activity / hobby do you take part in where you must carry a Federally issued card or else face fines and prison...?
Old 12-14-2015, 12:30 PM
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Originally Posted by combatpigg View Post
What other leisure activity / hobby do you take part in where you must carry a Federally issued card or else face fines and prison...?

true...
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[QUOTE=combatpigg;12141240]What other leisure activity / hobby do you take part in where you must carry a Federally issued card or else face fines and prison...?[/QUOTE

Hunting..in limited situations..see duck stamp requirements. Two seater ultralights....

The question might also be asked as follows...what leisure hobby activity had the ability to adversely effect our national airspace like we see now?

Hunting....in limited situations
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Originally Posted by combatpigg View Post
What other leisure activity / hobby do you take part in where you must carry a Federally issued card or else face fines and prison...?
Fly a 1:1 scale private aircraft

Store and transport high power rocket motors

Possess a full-auto gun (I don't but some do)
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Drive a car or motorcycle.
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Even though this is a bunch of horse *****. I will be putting up the initial $5 bucks to cover my bases. Even if they don't refund me back my $, it sure beats a possible $27,000 fine.

Everything comes down to liability.

Once again, the only people who will be registering would be the law bidding citizens. ;(

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Originally Posted by FLAPHappy View Post
Tim: I am confused about this registration process. Below is a link that states model aircraft, flown for recreational and or hobby do not need to register.?? I don't think the FAA has read their own rules.

http://www.faa.gov/licenses_certific...t_registry/UA/

Again, old stuff. This was changed today. It's going to take a while to get the web pages updated.
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Originally Posted by FLAPHappy View Post
Tim: I am confused about this registration process. Below is a link that states model aircraft, flown for recreational and or hobby do not need to register.?? I don't think the FAA has read their own rules.

http://www.faa.gov/licenses_certific...t_registry/UA/
Look at the date on the bottom of that page.
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I bet that AMA will require your FAA registration number for all 2017 renewals.
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Originally Posted by FLAPHappy View Post
Tim: I am confused about this registration process. Below is a link that states model aircraft, flown for recreational and or hobby do not need to register.?? I don't think the FAA has read their own rules.

http://www.faa.gov/licenses_certific...t_registry/UA/
Yes, it is confusing !

Seems like the AMA or FAA should issue a statement to clarify exactly what is and what is not required.

Ohhhhhhhhhh wait, the FAA is a government agency and we already know that they don't know anything.

Really starting to wonder if the AMA does either.

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Originally Posted by Billy View Post
I bet that AMA will require your FAA registration number for all 2017 renewals.
Not throwing my money away on that bet !!
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The $5 charge is NOT the FAA's idea - it comes from the Office of Management and Budget. They report directly to .....(wait for it)..... the prez.
If you read the bible you will see many nagative references tot he tax collectors of old. The OMB is no different. If it's going to cost a government organization money it has to have some way to recover that expense. And OMB has final say on that determination.
Note that recovery can take many, many years which is why we have a multi-trillion dollar debt.
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[QUOTE=porcia83;12141266]
Originally Posted by combatpigg View Post
What other leisure activity / hobby do you take part in where you must carry a Federally issued card or else face fines and prison...?[/QUOTE

Hunting..in limited situations..see duck stamp requirements. Two seater ultralights....

The question might also be asked as follows...what leisure hobby activity had the ability to adversely effect our national airspace like we see now?

Hunting....in limited situations
You don't impress me as somebody who hunts, but please show us your Federally Issued hunting card.
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Originally Posted by Billy View Post
I bet that AMA will require your FAA registration number for all 2017 renewals.
What if the only things you fly are indoors or less that .55 lbs?
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Originally Posted by jeffEE View Post
Drive a car or motorcycle.
Show me your federally issued drivers license then. Especially the one that carries a $27,000 fine for non compliance.
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Just to put it all in one place:

Today's FAA news release announcing Interim Final Rule (IFR) : https://www.faa.gov/news/press_relea...m?newsId=19856

About half way down, there's a hyperlink to the registration website (which goes live on 21 December) : http://www.faa.gov/uas/registration/

One link there is a FAQ. The third link, "Registration and Marking Requirements for Small Unmanned Aircraft Interim Final Rule," is a link to the actual FAA document that establishes the policy that is the subject of the news release. It also discusses, in great detail, all the comments received as well as generally the FAA's reason for accepting or rejecting them.

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