New FAA Rules for Drones Go Into Effect

The 2018 FAA Reauthorization Act brings a new regime for recreational flyers

Last week saw the 2018 FAA Reauthorization Act become law, and the new legislation has quite a few implications for people who fly small drones or model aircraft as a hobby. Before diving into the latest changes, it’s worth reviewing how the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has regulated such things in the past.