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Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or drones, and other model aircraft are increasingly available online and on store shelves. Prospective operators—from consumers to businesses—want to fly and fly safely, but many don’t realize that just because you can easily acquire a drone or model aircraft doesn’t mean you can fly it anywhere, or for any purpose.

Know Before You Fly is an educational campaign that provides prospective users with the information and guidance they need to fly safely and responsibly. The campaign is organized by the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA), the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), and the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) in partnership with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Know Before You Fly

Support Know Before You Fly

The Know Before You Fly campaign is looking for supporters to help spread the word on safe and responsible UAS use.

If your business is interested in becoming an official supporter of the campaign and promoting safe flying, send us a note at contact@knowbeforeyoufly.org.

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