Public warned of the cost of drone interference in wildfire firefighting » Drone Accelerator
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by on August 24, 2018
With fires blazing across the US, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has warned citizens with drones not to operate them near wildfires, telling them that ‘if you fly your drone anywhere near a wildfire, you could get someone killed’.
As it points out, the use of authorised drones is becoming an increasingly important tool in the arsenal of firefighters, especially when tackling wildfires. Unauthorised drone use, however, can cause mid-air collisions with firefighting aircraft or distract pilots when in the air. It often means that all operations have to cease till the unauthorised drone is out of the sky.
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