Programs

UAS Resources

This page provides resources for UAS pilots.

Resources

Think Before You LaunchThink Before You Launch (TBYL) is an awareness campaign founded by an alliance of both UAS and Aviation stakeholders interested in improving aviation safety, while educating users about the safe and responsible operation and integration of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).
WEBSITE: ThinkBeforeYouLaunch.com 


Know Before You FlyKnow Before You Fly is an educational campaign that provides prospective unmanned aircraft users with the information and guidance they need to fly safely and responsibly.
WEBSITE: KnowBeforeYouFly.org 


Federal Aviation AdministrationThe Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is committed to providing the safest, most efficient aerospace system in the world. The agency is executing a plan for safe and staged integration of unmanned aircraft systems into the National Airspace System. The FAA Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) webpage provides the latest regulations and policies for recreational, commercial, and governmental operations of UAS.
WEBSITE: FAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)


Academy of Model Aeronautics LogoThe Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) is the premier community-based organization in the United States for model aviation enthusiasts. With 175,000 members, the AMA is dedicated to the advancement and safeguarding of modeling activities. The Academy provides leadership, organization, competition, protection, representation, education, and scientific/technical development to the model aviation community.
WEBSITE: ModelAircraft.org
DOWNLOAD: AMA National Model Aircraft Safety Code 


AUVSI LogoThe Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI)—the world’s largest nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of unmanned systems and robotics—represents more than 7,500 members from 60+ allied countries involved in the fields of government, industry, and academia. AUVSI members work in the defense, civil and commercial markets.
WEBSITE: AUSVI.org


Small UAV Coalition LogoThe Small UAV Coalition advocates for law and policy changes to permit the operation of small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) beyond the line-of-sight, with varying degrees of autonomy, for commercial, civil and philanthropic purposes. Its members include the leading manufacturers, operators, and service providers of small UAVs.
WEBSITE: SmallUAVColaition.org 


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