You want to fly Light Sport Aircraft (LSA) – fixed-wing aircraft (airplanes) or weight-shift control aircraft (trikes), and Drones (UAS, UAV, VAS, VS).

Getting Started

This is where to start as a Sport Pilot Applicant and learn to fly in Light Sport Aircraft (LSA). A little research up-front will make getting started in your flying career much easier.

Acquire Sport Pilot Privileges

Learn what steps to take to acquire the sign-offs and endorsements for Sport Pilot privileges.

Pilot License to Fly Drones, UAS, UAV, VAS, VS

Yes, to fly a UAV, UAS, drone (rotorcraft and fixed wing) commercially you need an FAA pilots license. The fastest, cheapest way to meet this requirement is obtain a FAA Sport Pilot certificate.

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