3.1
2.13K reviews
500K+
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Content rating
Everyone
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About this app

B4UFLY is the simple way for drone operators to check airspace and local advisories before taking flight. Stay compliant and contribute to safer national airspace by making yourself aware of advisories and restrictions in the airspace and local advisories around you.

With B4UFLY, you simply open the app and select where you want to fly to see the status of the airspace selected, as well as details regarding surrounding advisories. B4UFLY is provided through a partnership between the FAA and Aloft (formerly Kittyhawk). Learn more at https://aloft.ai/b4ufly/

We have also added new crowdsourcing functionality for people to contribute to our global advisory and compliance database. You can flag areas for review and submit new locations for addition to B4UFLY advisories from within the app, or you can also visit this page to submit areas for review at https://aloft.ai/b4ufly-data-submission-form/.

If you have a general question or comment about UAS or drones, please send us an email at UASHelp@faa.gov or call us at 844-FLY-MY-UA (359-6982) 8am – 4pm ET Monday – Friday.
Updated on
Feb 12, 2024

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
No data shared with third parties
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App info and performance
Data is encrypted in transit
Data can’t be deleted

Ratings and reviews

3.0
1.99K reviews
Thom Rayne
February 17, 2024
UPDATE: warning; "update" is not an update, it's an execution. kills your existing version. don't install. update: no longer working. can't find my location and yes, it's enabled. reinstalled twice. giving up. took a little time to figure out all the information contained in the app, but it's one I use before every launch. you can't assume it's always OK to fly where you are, even if you've flown there before. conditions change and this app tells you what you need to know.
61 people found this review helpful
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Federal Aviation Administration
June 6, 2022
Hi there. This should all be resolved. Note you may need to clear your cache or simply delete and reinstall if you're still having issues. If you need direct support, please reach out to b4ufly@aloft.ai.
Brandon Hill
April 24, 2022
Great App, but it can't be a sole resource. It does NOT include wilderness area! That is a very easy feature to add, since there are shapefiles available, but for some reason they aren't in here? If they were in here, it would easily be 5 stars. Wilderness areas are crucial to know, especially here in the PNW where we are surrounded by them, but alas, I have to use a separate app for that.
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Federal Aviation Administration
May 3, 2022
Hi, Brandon. Aloft has been in touch with the National Park Service about using Aloft's Geo Portal to upload and include this data. We hope to have their data live and visible for drone pilots in the near future. In the meantime, please feel free to use our submission forms to note any areas that you believe are incorrect or missing.
Trev H
January 4, 2022
Useful, but a lot of simple but critical information is missing. For example, it utterly surprises me that wilderness areas, which are no fly zones, are not in this app. It's not like designated wilderness areas suddenly pop up or disappear, which would make it difficult to chart. Made even worse because I don't recall mention of wilderness areas in the TRUST training and see no mention of it on the FAA part 107 site, but they require you to check this app before you fly which doesn't have it.
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