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FAA Released Recreational UAS Safety Test

All recreational drone pilots in the United States are now required to take free FAA online training to fly legally.

The Recreational UAS Safety Test (TRUST) was mandated by Congress in the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018. TRUST is The Recreational UAS Safety Test that provides education and testing for recreational flyers on important safety and regulatory information. If you fly your drone recreationally under the Exception for Recreational Flyers you must pass the test before you fly.

The training is entirely free. It can be completed quickly and the training needs to be done only once. You cannot fail the test. If you answer a question incorrectly you will be provided with information on why the answer you chose was incorrect and will be promoted to try again.

Upon completion of the TRUST you will receive a completion certificate. The certificate never expires however if you lose your certificate you will need to re-take the test and obtain a new certificate.

All drone pilots need to take the training if they are flying recreationally, regardless of whether they have a Part 107 license.

Watch the video from Pilot Institute for more information.