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AMA Safety Programming 

 

AMA Safety Code

 

All members must read, affirm, and actively operate within our Safety Code and programming.

 

 

AMA Safety Handbook

 

This safety handbook is a compilation of AMA documents and programs as they pertain to safe model operation.

 

 

Be An Active Participant 

 

Member must provide contact information so the AMA can distribute training, eduation, and safety information such as FAA TFR Notices.

 

Members should join a club and flight instructor-find a flying site near you.  

 

 

 

 

 

Keep Your Model In Line Of Sight

 

Members must operate model aircraft within visual line of sight of the operator(s). At times, a spotter may be necessary.

 

 

 

See And Avoid Manned Aircraft

 

Model aircraft must actively avoid manned aircraft by following our See and Avoid Guidance.

 

Notify airports within five (5) miles miles before operations. Click here for guidance.

 

Be aware of No Fly Zones.

 

AirMap for iOS and Android

Download AirMap for iOS  Download AirMap for Android

 

 

Be Responsible 

 

Follow Federal regulations and never fly in a careless and reckless manor.

 

Maintain an appropriate level of financial responsibility to protect people and property (AMA provides $2.5 million in liability coverage as a member benefit)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Educational Resources

 

 

Commercial Operator Training

 

Public Safety Training

 

 

 

For more information about AMA educational resources, visit AMAFlightSchool.Org