Today’s episode is about flying your drone near military operations. What is the difference between MOA’s and restricted airspace? How can you determine restricted airspace with a sectional chart?
Can you fly your drone if military operations are being conducted in close vicinity? Our caller is unsure if his house falls in restricted airspace. We discuss how you can read sectional charts in order to determine restricted airspace. You will also learn how to differentiate between MOA’s and restricted airspace. Are all MOA’s classified as restricted airspace? And, what are the repercussions of flying in restricted airspace? Tune in to find out. Thanks to our caller for the question. Fly Safe!
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- [01:51] We share information about our sponsor, Schedudrone
- [02:51] Today’s question is about Military Operating Areas; are all MOA’s treated as restricted airspace?
- [03:24] Are all MOA’s (Military Operating Areas) classified as restricted airspace?
- [03:30] Recommended sources for checking out sectional charts
- [04:10] How are MOA’s depicted in sectional charts?
- [04:25] Can a drone pilot fly in a MOA?
- [05:28 ] What is the significance of MOA’s?
- [05:56] Should a drone pilot yield to manned aircraft? Who has the ultimate responsibility for a drone flight?
- [06:24] How can Drone U help you prepare for your Part 107 test?
- [06:41] We speculate whether our caller can fly his drone outside his home
- [07:22] Can a drone pilot get into trouble for flying in restricted airspace?