Recreational drone license, Do you need one?

Recreational drone license, Do you need one?

All drone pilots need to carry documentation of their training in 2022. For commercial drone pilots, that would be, your part 107 license, your drones registration papers, as well as flight log book and maintenance records.
Recreational drone pilots are requires to present paperwork when asked by law enforcement as well. This would be a certificate of the TRUST test passage, drone registration paperwork if your drone weights more than 249 grams. Be sure your drone has it registration number marked on the aircraft somewhere. You would also need to show what CBO guidelines you’re following. Carry the AMA safety handbook with you.

My advice, get your part 107 remote pilot certificate. See how I did it:

Where to take the FAA trust test:
Where to register your drone: be careful, scam sites will try to get you. It should only be $5 dollars to register a drone.


  1. zipel on May 17, 2022 at 6:52 pm

    This is a severely underrated channel dude! You just got yourself a new subsbriber!

  2. L Myrski on May 17, 2022 at 7:28 pm

    The AMA completely wipes out things that the FAA has allowed, making them more restrictive because their rules were meant for RC aircraft….which are a lot less safe and often heavier than drones. For instance the FAA allows you to transit over people and moving vehicles (not remain above), their personnel have even appeared on youtube interviews stating as such, while the AMA outright prohibits it. Seems to me that the fix is in and the AMA is worse than the FAA in terms of restrictions. Unless the AMA revises their rules for drones under 250 grams I’m no fan of theirs.

  3. Donald Martin on May 17, 2022 at 7:37 pm

    Thank you for posting. Excellent video. I have done all the rules and contacts for the recreational drone FAA Trust program. Safer and fun to enjoy. I like your explaining, nothing to joke about, to the point. I am using the UMA DJI DRONE. I find this to be best for flight and control. i have come a long way with this hobby. Thank you again.

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