Wisconsin Drone Laws
State Rules and Regulations
Federal airspace laws take precedence over state drone laws. If a state or local law directly conflicts with FAA regulations, the state or local law is likely to be invalidated.
”Drone" means a powered, aerial vehicle that does not carry a human
operator, uses aerodynamic forces to provide vehicle lift, and can fly autonomously or be piloted remotely. A drone may be expendable or recoverable.
114.045 Limitation on the operation of drones.(correctional institutions)
Whoever operates any weaponized drone is guilty of a Class H felony. This subsection does not apply to a member of the U.S. armed forces or national guard acting in his or her official capacity.
Use of a drone with the intention to photograph, record or otherwise observe an individual in a place where they have a reasonable expectation of privacy a Class A misdemeanor. The statute does not apply to the authorized use of a drone by law enforcement officers.