All Kona RC Flyers (actually,
everyone in the USA) flying RC aircraft heavier than
0.55 lbs outdoors must register with the FAA to fly
their UAS (Unmanned Aircraft System). This is
not just for "drones" (i.e. multi-copters).
This includes fixed wing aircraft and helicopters.
The FAA issued registration
number must be marked on all aircraft you fly.
This is also a requirement of the AMA for its
membership. As an AMA charter Club, it is a
requirement for every aircraft flying at our
more information, visit the FAA-UAS