Tech Report: Federal offense to fly drone during Fleet Week, penalty is massive fine

 

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — Now through Sunday, if you fly a drone in the Bay Area, you could face a very expensive fine if you violate flight restrictions put in place by the feds for the Fleet Week air shows.

Our Tech Reporter Gabe Slate spoke to the local authorities who will be looking for drone users breaking the law this week.

Local law enforcement is asking drone users to respect the flight restrictions put in place for Fleet Week.

The fine is $10,000.

Watch the above video to see Gabe’s full report.

Gabe interviewed Philip McNamara who said he is worried aerial photographers will not respect the flight restrictions. Philip is a Drone pilot and local leader in the drone community, he created and runs the biggest drone tech conference in the bay area called Drone Data X.

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