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Join an AMA Club and get in the know before you fly. Some clubs are beginning to test FPV multirotor setups for events to give our associates more safe flying activities.

FPV Rotorcraft Setup

  1. An FPV-equipped model must be flown by two AMA members utilizing a buddy-box system. The pilot in command must be on the primary transmitter, maintain visual contact, and be prepared to assume control in the event of a problem.
  2. The operational range of the model is limited to the pilot in command’s visual line of sight as defined in the Official AMA National Model Aircraft Safety Code.
  3. The flight path of model operations shall be limited to the designated flying site and approved overfly area.
  4. The model weight and speed shall be limited to a maximum of 15 pounds and 70 miles per hour.


Read more … AMA Document #550 – Radio Controlled Model Aircraft Operation Utilizing “First Person View” Systems