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USA One More Section 333 Exemption Question...

Discussion in 'Certified UAV Pilots' started by RugbyRef, Oct 9, 2015.

  1. RugbyRef

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    Sorry if this is a repeated question, but am I understanding the FAA requirements correctly...specifically...that I must have an Airman's Certificate (Pilot's License) in order to be approved for an exemption? I understand all of the other requirements that need to be fulfilled prior to awarding the exemption (i.e. N-number, COA, etc.). I have been flying drones recreationally for years and didn't need a pilots license...at least not that I knew of.

    Again, I apologize if this has been asked. Am I reading the "Public Guidance for Petitions for Exemption Filed Under Section 333" right?

    Thanks.

    Tim
     
  2. skylabimaging

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    No you don't need a pilot's license to get a 333...anybody can apply for one.

    You do need a ppl (or spl) to get a coa which is basically what you need to operate commercially but you need the 333 in order to get the coa
     
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