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Cheat Sheet

Campus UAS Activity Authorization Cheat Sheet

 

Download the PDF here (8/9/2016)

Requirements

Model Aircraft

Public COA

Part 107

Waiver

Registration ($5 for an individual, $5 per aircraft)

Ind. Reg.

Aircraft Reg.

Aircraft Reg.

Aircraft Reg

Licensing Requirement

None

Conditional

SUAS Cert.

SUAS and above

Licensing Cost

$0

$250-$10,000

$250

$250-$10,000

Altitude Limit

400 ft

Conditional

400 ft

Waivable

Aircraft Availability

Any

Any

Any < 55 lbs

Any < 55 lbs

Authorization Time

N/A

3-8 months

Campus

TBD

User Group/Purpose

Model Aircraft

Public COA

Part 107

Waiver

Aircraft over 55 lbs

X^

X^

 

 

Athletics - Over Game

Currently not legally allowed

Athletics - Over Practice

 

 

 

X

Athletics Promotional Video – Controlled Environment

 

 

 

X

Beyond Line of Sight

 

X^

 

X

Campus Law Enforcement

 

X

X

X

Campus Search & Rescue

 

X

X

X

Campus Video Production

 

 

X

X

Construction Survey

 

 

X

X

Engineering Research Project (Faculty Directed)

 

X*

X

X

External Contractor

 

 

X

X

Flying above 400 ft

 

X^

 

X

Flying over access-controlled consenting people

 

X^

 

X

Flying over non-participating people

 

X^

 

X

Flying within 5 NM of an Airport

Requires Additional Clearance ^

Internal University Drone Service Provider

 

 

X

X

International Student Pilot

X

X*

 

 

Night time flying

X

X^

 

X

Multiple Aircraft

 

X^

 

X

Research Project on Aeronautical Research

 

X

X

X

Research Project on Agriculture

 

X*

X

X

Research Project on Biological Resource Management

 

X

X

X

Research Project on Digital Archeology

 

X*

X

X

Research Project on Geological Resource Management

 

X

X

X

Research Project on Wildlife Monitoring

 

X

X

X

Student (Recreationally)

X

 

X

X

Student Class Project

X

 

X

X

Student Club

X

 

X

X

Student Demonstration at Campus Event

X+

 

X

X

Student Dissertation Project

 

X*

X

X

Student in an Aviation Class

X

 

X

X

Student Journalist with Campus Media

 

 

X

X

Student Journalist with Student Government

 

 

X

X

Student Providing a Commercial Service

 

 

X

X

Student Research Project (Funded by External Agency)

 

X*

X

X

Student Research Project (Funded by Faculty)

 

X*

X

X

Student Research Projected (Funded by Student Gov’t)

 

X*

X

X

Student Thesis Project

 

X*

X

X

Video Production for Campus Showcase

 

 

X

X

 

* Depends on the specific research project. Contact the Center on UAS Safety for details.   

^ Other conditions or allowances may apply. Contact the Center on UAS Safety for details.  

+ Depends on compensation