Applications Open for FAA Drone Test Administrators

The FAA has announced an opportunity to collaborate with the agency on a new program to help recreational flyers fly safely! Applications are available for people interested in serving as test administrators for The Recreational UAS Safety Test (TRUST). The test offers recreational flyers safety training tips, best practices and educational resources. Eligible candidates are encouraged to apply before the March 31 deadline!

Potential applicants must have a Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) compliant learning management system, SCORM 1.2, and must be capable of deploying the product by June 1. Our goal is to recruit test administrators who represent the breadth of the drone industry including, but not limited to, educational institutions, manufacturers and drone safety communities.

Apply now to become an FAA Approved Test Administrator of the Recreational UAS Safety Test.

Key Dates:

  • Application Period: February 22 – March 31, 2021
  • FAA Submission Review: April 1 – April 30, 2021
  • Validation and Formal Onboarding: May 3 – June 1, 2021
  • Approved Test Administrator: June 2021

Safety is a responsibility shared by government, industry and the drone community. Together with our stakeholders, we can empower recreational flyers to understand how and where they can fly safely.