Today, we talk about flying your drone near a hot air balloon. It is tempting to fly your drone near a hot air balloon and get some awesome footage. However, flying irresponsibly can pose a serious risk.
What are the consequences of crashing your drone into a hot air balloon? Is it mandatory to yield to a hot air balloon?
Remember that you should always maintain a safe distance at all times. Can you get good footage by filming from such great distance? We also discuss whether it is possible to fly your drone at events such as the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. Stay tuned and fly safe!
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- [05:47] Today’s question is about flying your drone near a hot air balloon
- [06:59] Do you need special permission to fly during a balloon fiesta?
- [07:12] Which source should you refer to for checking TFR’s?
- [07:26] Paul shares details about the Drone U Fly-in
- [08:01] Which are the FAA regulations you need to be aware of while flying near a hot air balloon?
- [09:45] Precautions to be observed while flying near a hot air balloon
- [10:01] Is there a significant risk if a drone crashes into a hot air balloon?
- [11:10] Does a drone pilot need to yield to a hot air balloon?
- [13:03] How much distance should you maintain between the hot air balloon and your drone?
- [13:18] Is the X7 camera a good option for shooting a hot air balloon?
- [14:15] How can you negate any investigation action while shooting a balloon fiesta?