AMA - FAA Regulations and Information

News Release:

September 22, 2018 AMA News Release

2018 FAA Reauthorization Update

The new Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization bill may impact our hobby.

Read the full announcement here


Click Here to view the entire revised bill H.R. 302


Want to Register With the FAA?

The Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Small Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) registry is now online at According to the FAA website, registration is free for the first 30 days with a rebate, then $5 for three years after that. Learn More


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Join the AMA - Three Month Trial Memberships Are Available

There are lots of benefits which can be seen at their website. Adult membership is $75 and youth memberships are available.

Learn More, Join Online


January 11, 2016 AMA News Release:

Free FAA Registration Until January 19, 2016

To take advantage of this free FAA registration period, you may want to register before that day. According to this press release, you have until February 19, 2016 to register to comply with the federal rule.

FAA Registration Deadlines and Information


December 15, 2015 AMA News Release:

UAS Registration Required as of December 21, 2015

Learn more about recent AMA and FAA unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) registration requirements:

"AMA Reacts to DOT UAS Registration Rule"


December 14, 2015 AMA News Release:

News from the AMA Government Relations and Advocacy Team:

"AMA and the FAA Registration Process"