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Can drone pilots use 1-800-WX-BRIEF?

Can drone pilots call 1-800-WX-BRIEF to get weather information like pilots of crewed aircraft can?
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Where can I see restricted areas for flying?

I am based in Miami and I am aware that some areas do not allow drones such as airports or some public areas. Before I purchase a drone, is there somewhere I can access to see restricted areas? Also, ...
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In the United States, what are the legal distinctions between a rocket powered RC plane, an actively stabilized model rocket, and a drone?

Model rockets launch and fly autonomously, and can be either actively or passively stabilized. Their powered flight is generally confined to vertical trajectories. Drones fly predominantly horizontal ...
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Is the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) an appropriate association for those interested in building RC aircraft?

I am new to building RC aircraft. I am wondering which association I should join. I found the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA). Is that association suitable for people who are interested in ...
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DJI FPV Goggles Max Power option not available. Location: USA

I have a set of DJI FPV goggles but cannot change the Max Power option. It shows on the menu under the device section but I cannot select it. I am in the USA updated to latest firmware: V01.00.0500 ...
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Are there specific laws or regulations in the USA barring weapons on drones?

Are there specific laws or regulations in the USA on operating an armed drone, or do armed drones fall under ordinary weapons laws? More specifically, is it legal to fly a drone with a weapon under ...
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