The Recreational UAS Safety Test

The Robotics Education & Competition Foundation (REC Foundation) is a FAA-approved Test Administrator of The Recreational UAS Safety Test (TRUST)

TRUST is a collaboration between the FAA and industry to provide TRUST and educational safety material to Recreational Flyers.

Testing Instructions:

Step 1 – Click link below to begin exam
Step 2 – Enter first and last name that will be printed on your Trust Certificate
Step 3 – Click on “The Recreational USA Safety Test” link
Step 4 – Once the exam has been completed follow the prompts to print your certificate

Upon Completion of the test recreational flyers should print or save a digital copy of their completion certificate and keep it on their person when they fly. The REC Foundation cannot re-issue your completion certificate if it is lost. The FAA cannot re-issue your completion certificate. Should you lose your completion certificate, you will need to re-take TRUST and obtain a new certificate.

Additional Resources:

  • Register your drone through the FAA Drone Zone before you fly if it weighs more than .55lbs
  • FAA-Approved UAS Service Suppliers (FAA USSs) of the Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC).
    • LAANC USSs provides FAA approved airspace authorizations and information about airspace restrictions to recreations flyers who wish to fly in controlled airspace 
    • Approved service suppliers have created apps that can be downloaded via apple or google play. Links to the companies are available here.
  • B4UFLY provides information about airspace and does not offer airspace authorizations 
  • Information about how to get started as a recreational flyer.
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