For those of you looking to fly your drone in the United States, there are a few rules you need to follow. One of the most difficult to figure out is where you can fly legally, and how to get authorization to do so. There are airspace maps you can look at, then get authorization through a tool called LAANC.

FAA LAANC safety stickers

There are only a handful of apps that can help you request airspace authorization through LAANC to fly in controlled airspace, and here they are.

Coverage: You can obtain “instant” digital LAANC authorization in a little over 82% of the controlled airspace of the country, the remaining areas have to use the manual authorization tools available on the FAA website.

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