It is strongly recommended that if your RC aircraft weighs more than .55 lbs. (250 grams) and less than 55 lbs. (25 kg) that you register you’re RC aircraft with the FAA.

Registration Procedure.

The FAA requires you to register as a “MODELER Section 336” and mark your model aircraft with your registration number in case it is lost or stolen.

 

The registration number must be applied to your model where it can be seen and accessed without tools.

Registration cost is $5 and is valid for 3 years. You will only have to register once for all of your RC aircraft as one registration number can be applied to all the aircraft that you have.

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Join the AMA

It is also recommended that you join the AMA (Academy of Model Aeronautics) which is an insurance policy that protects you should something occur while you are flying your RC aircraft.

 

More Information Here:

Guidelines to fly an RC (Radio Controlled) model aircraft.
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