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Flying Permit Requirements

Annual Flying Permits are issued on Tuesday evenings during training season (weather permitting) or when coordinated in advance with an SMRCC Certified Instructor.

In order to qualify for a Flying Permit the R/C pilot must meet the following requirements:

Be a member of the Shawnee Mission Radio Control Club.

Hold a current Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) Adult or Youth Membership. Park Pilot membership will not qualify for a permit.

Acknowledge receipt of the Field Safety Orientation (Issued by an SMRCC Certified Instructor) and agree to abide by all Shawnee Mission Park and the R/C flying field rules.

Demonstrate in the presence of an SMRCC Certified Instructor the flier’s ability to properly prepare their model aircraft for flight and then, maintain positive control of their model aircraft during takeoff, while in the air and while landing without violating any of the No Fly Zones.