How Can Foreign Nationals Fly Drones in the United States?

How Can Foreign Nationals Fly Drones in the United States?

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Our caller, Paul from Canada has a great question about drone laws for foreign nationals. Because of recent changes to Canadian drone laws, foreign nationals can now fly their drone in Canada after clearing a simple online exam. Paul is wondering if it is as easy for foreign nationals to fly a drone in the United States.

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03:40 – Today’s question is about foreign nationals flying drones in the United States
05:09 – What are the Canadian drone laws for foreign nationals?
05:45 – Can you fly in the US as a foreign national?
07:02 – How can foreign nationals get their Part 107?
07:56 – As a foreign national, what are the recreational drone laws for United States?
09:19 – Part 107 or Hobby Flying – which is the easier option for foreign nationals?
10:37 – Do foreigners need to register their drones in the United States?
11:30 – What is the best way for Canadian and Mexican nationals to fly drones in the United States?
13:50 – Does the US recognize drone licenses from other countries?
13:58 – How can foreign nationals fly in the United States without getting their Part 107?

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  1. timelesstruths on September 18, 2022 at 9:10 pm

    Great post

  2. Krom1hell on September 18, 2022 at 9:12 pm

    Commander on deck! Release the Mini with prop guards commands…..
    But I will not upload the video to youtube……..
    Commander is off deck :))……
    Come on people, this is so preposterous, it’s cringeworthy……
    So mostly the rules are there somewhat for profit and regulating profit, not to regulate the way you fly and make it a healthy and safe environment :)……

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