Registered Drone with FAA? Better check your Privacy settings.

Registered Drone with FAA? Better check your Privacy settings.

Registered Drone with FAA? Better check your Privacy settings. Personal information could be open to the general public.

In the USA over a million drone users have registered UAV/drones as required by the FAA.

Failure to register an unmanned aircraft that is over 250grams in weight, may result in regulatory and criminal penalties. The FAA may assess civil penalties up to $27,500.

Registered under Part 107 or 336?

There is a requirement in the USA that all registered pilots information must be made public.

This requirement is covered under Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment and Reform Act for the 21st Century. Full wording can be read HERE

Drone Gloves

Many drone pilots in the USA applying for 107 or 336 flight waivers are treated as general aviation pilots, making their personal data subject to act.

But it doesn’t have to be….

Change Releaseability Status

When registering as a drone pilot in the USA, the FAA should inform you of the Change Releaseability Status.

Registered Drone with FAA? Better check your Privacy settings

As a pilot you have the option to have your personal home address removed from public view.

Registered Drone with FAA? Better check your Privacy settings.

To do this you have to change your Releasability status with the FAA.

If you address appears in the database and you would like to remove it, or does not and you would like to add it, you can change the releasability status online

Keep it labeled

Remember, effective on February 25. The Drone registration number must be visible on your craft. Read full details HERE.