Light Sports Aircraft
Many people are shocked when they read about DIY drone kits, airplanes, and other amateur-made light sports aircraft. Not only are these light sport aircraft models able to be manufactured legally, but they can also be flown too.
The Federal Aviation Authority has no problem with anyone building their aircraft as long as they follow the rules. Here’re some of the necessary regulations:
- Amateur-built aircraft must undergo a flight test and inspection similar to having an annual car inspection. Just like automobiles must be deemed road worthy to be legally driven, a DIY aircraft has to be airworthy to be flown. This type of test is done by a Designated Airworthiness