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Author Topic: Drone operator got fined 200K !!!!!!! Aerial photographers, watch out!  (Read 1855 times)

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Shelma1

« Reply #1 on: January 19, 2017, 05:28 »
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It's illegal to operate a drone within five miles of an airport. There are about 5,000 airports in the U.S. Make sure you're not near an aiport when you shoot something with a drone. It may be more difficult to avoid an aiport than you think. There are guys flying drones around a public park near my house where I walk my dogs, and it's a half mile from our airport. I've warned them, but they look at me like i'm crazy and just go right on flying them. I really don't want their stupid drones causing a plane to crash into my house. Next guy gets photographed and reported to the FAA.

alno

« Reply #2 on: January 19, 2017, 05:54 »
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It's illegal to operate a drone within five miles of an airport. There are about 5,000 airports in the U.S. Make sure you're not near an aiport when you shoot something with a drone. It may be more difficult to avoid an aiport than you think. There are guys flying drones around a public park near my house where I walk my dogs, and it's a half mile from our airport. I've warned them, but they look at me like i'm crazy and just go right on flying them. I really don't want their stupid drones causing a plane to crash into my house. Next guy gets photographed and reported to the FAA.

It looks like birds have really hard time flying over your house.

« Reply #3 on: January 19, 2017, 06:43 »
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It's illegal to operate a drone within five miles of an airport. There are about 5,000 airports in the U.S. Make sure you're not near an aiport when you shoot something with a drone. It may be more difficult to avoid an aiport than you think. There are guys flying drones around a public park near my house where I walk my dogs, and it's a half mile from our airport. I've warned them, but they look at me like i'm crazy and just go right on flying them. I really don't want their stupid drones causing a plane to crash into my house. Next guy gets photographed and reported to the FAA.

It looks like birds have really hard time flying over your house.

NOT funny!


 

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