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It’s Fire Season Again!

More than 120 wildfires are burning across 1.6 million acres in the United States. Firefighters aren’t just struggling to battle these blazes, they’re also facing the dangers posed by unauthorized drone flights over or near the fires. Firefighters across the nation have repeatedly been forced to cease helicopter and airplane operations because the presence of […]

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Public Announcement: DO NOT FLY NEAR HURRICANE RESPONSE EFFORTS

I can imagine the support aircraft calling in a drone sighting during a disaster. I can’t imagine trying to fly a drone in a hurricane! As a result of Hurricane Matthew, there will likely be significant recovery efforts and the FAA may issue flight restrictions in the vicinity of disaster areas. During response operations to Hurricane Matthew, authorized aircraft may be flying at […]

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KEEP YOUR DRONE AWAY FROM WILDFIRES

I fully support this message just broadcast from the FAA. “There are lots of great places to fly your drones, but over or near a wildfire isn’t one of them. In fact, drone operators who interfere with wildfire suppression efforts are subject to civil penalties of up to $27,500 and possible criminal prosecution. Here’s why it’s important: Aerial firefighting aircraft, […]

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Undiscovered Country

GilbertDrone.com the website went live today. Some personal thoughts…just looking for more opportunities to get out and fly the drone. Inspired by Grace and Ben, I could honestly do this work pro bono, but a little gas money doesn’t hurt 😉 Every flight is a new experience where something different is discovered. Finding different angles in […]

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