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I know many airports do not allow ultralight aircraft but can I take it to work, home, or to the bar? What is the limits of freedoms of travel in an ultralight?

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    $\begingroup$ Possible duplicate of What regulations are in place for ultralight vehicles flying over US national parks? $\endgroup$ – AEhere Jul 1 at 14:56
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    $\begingroup$ I don't think the picture you posted fits the definition of an ultralight in the United States. $\endgroup$ – Ron Beyer Jul 1 at 15:15
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Taken from a more specific answer by @Pondlife to a question about ultralights and National Parks:

For ultralights specifically, the regulations are in 14 CFR 103 which has only a few very simple restrictions on where ultralights can operate. 103.15 says you can't operate over a congested area or a crowd of people and other restrictions are the obvious ones: don't fly near airports without ATC approval, don't enter restricted airspace, and do follow NOTAMs.

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  • $\begingroup$ I understand you were giving a basic-level answer but actually for MOST airports without control towers there is no need to get ATC approval before flying an ultralight there. $\endgroup$ – quiet flyer Jul 2 at 1:35

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