The Federal Aviation Administration Regulation Essay
Drones Must Fly Below 400 Feet
While technically the FAA had rules against flying above 400 feet before now, that rule was a 1981 advisory covering model airplanes. As it was only an advisory, it wasn 't an official rule, though most people treated it as such.
Part 107 of the Federal Aviation Regulations makes that advisory law. The FAA says that flying above this limit interferes in national airspace. In addition to the height law, there are already established rules surrounding restricted airspace, such as around airports. In addition, local authorities can restrict the airspace around emergencies such as wildfires. Drone pilots should check their local airspace laws before flying a drone.
No Faster than 100 Miles per Hour
The FAA allows for a good deal of speed but says that a drone operator cannot fly an unmanned drone faster than 100 miles per hour or 87 knots.
Drone Must Remain within Visual Line of Sight
A drone must always be seen by a drone operator from where they are standing. Thus, a drone cannot get too far away, nor go behind trees or buildings that would…