B4UFLY Safety Guidelines

Effective Date: February 1, 2024

Autopylot is a provider of UAS services for the FAA’s B4UFLY. B4UFLY is an airspace awareness tool. Information provided here is based on near real-time and available projected information on airspace status and airport-specific maps, and that information is subject to change. Planning tools should be checked prior to flight for any changes that could impact the operation 

B4UFLY Safety Guidelines and Resources

Safety Guidelines for 44809 Users 

• Fly only for fun or recreation. Otherwise, get Part 107 licensed. 

• Follow the safety guidelines of a recognized model aircraft community-based organization. 

• Avoid flying in a way that interferes with other aircraft. 

• Avoid flying near or over people, public events, or stadiums full of people. Flying near people can create a hazard. 

• Avoid flying near or over emergency response efforts. 

• Make sure you can see your UAS at all times with unaided vision (except for glasses and contacts). 

• Fly at or below 400 feet AGL when in uncontrolled airspace (Class G). 

• You must obtain authorization to fly in Class B, C, D, or within the lateral boundaries of the surface area of Class E airspace. 

• Avoid flying weather conditions such as high winds or reduced visibility. 

• You must register your drone if the drone is over 0.55lbs. If your drone is registered, you must either be Remote ID equipped or only fly inside a FAA Recognized Identification Area (FRIA). 

• You must take The Recreational UAS Safety Test – TRUST and provide proof of test passage to the FAA or law enforcement upon request. 

• See AC 91-57C for more detailed information. 


• FAQS: https://www.faa.gov/uas/resources/faqs  

• Other resources: https://www.faa.gov/uas