Thanks to Darren in New York for today’s question. He asks about the legal outcome of crashing on private property, specifically when you’ve taken off in a public area. We talk about the National Park Service’s regulations, loopholes and using the Drone Pilot Field Kit to familiarize yourself with drone laws. Fly safe!
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- [02:20] Today’s question is about crash landing in a national park and it’s legal ramifications
- [04:56] Paul answers today’s question and states the regulations that will apply in case a drone pilot makes a crash landing in a national park
- [05:06] What is a drone pilot supposed to do in an emergency as per Part 107? Can he or she ignore all FAA regulations?
- [10:44] Is there a chance that your drone will be confiscated if you make an emergency landing in national park space?
- [11:02] How should you ideally react if you made an emergency landing in national park space and are confronted by National Park Service?
- [15:44] Why should the National Park Service consider a permitting process to allow people to fly drones inside national parks?