NOTICE: Drone or UAS activity near the Madison Municipal Airport that compromises, risks, or interferes with manned aircraft safety, in any way, will be reported to Local Law Enforcement and the Indianapolis FAA Flight Safety Districts Office (FAA FSDO) for investigation. The FAA may assess civil penalties up to $27,500.00 and Criminal penalties can include fines of up to $250,000 and/or imprisonment for up to three years.
Please, fly responsibly.
Reporting Requirements/Operation Near Airport
Drone or UAS operations are required to be reported within 5 statute miles of an airport.
Dangers to aircraft safety will NOT be tolerated.
Please call us at 812-273-1914 for questions, concerns, or reporting.
B4UFLY Smartphone App
B4UFLY is an easy-to-use smartphone app that helps unmanned aircraft operators determine whether there are any restrictions or requirements in effect at the location where they want to fly. Key features of the B4UFLY app include:
A clear "status" indicator that immediately informs the operator about the current or planned location. For example, it shows flying in the Special Flight Rules Area around Washington, D.C. is prohibited.
Information on the parameters that drive the status indicator
A "Planner Mode" for future flights in different locations
Informative, interactive maps with filtering options
Links to other FAA UAS resources and regulatory information
Want to Fly for Work or Business? You will need a Remote Pilot Certificate. Below are the basic things an operator must know for flying under the small UAS rule (14 CFR part 107): Pilot Requirements:
Must be at least 16 years old
Must pass an initial aeronautical knowledge test at an FAA-approved knowledge testing center+
Must be vetted by the Transportation Safety Administration (TSA)+A person who already holds a pilot certificate issued under 14 CFR part 61 and has successfully completed a flight review within the previous 24 months can complete a part 107 online training course at www.faasafety.gov to satisfy this requirement.