If you own a recreational drone, you may want to check this out.
Transport Canada just unveiled new safety rules and regulations that drone enthusiasts must follow in order to use their UAV’s while not causing any interference with aircraft, law enforcement/first responder operations, or other serious situations such as forest fires.
According to the new rules, you cannot fly your drone:
Some people are on and off about some of these rules, but a good chunk of them were created based on past experience. I remember firefighters having a rough time during the Fort McMurray wildfires in 2016 because of drones interfering with their operations.
Now, what happens if you disobey these rules?
You’re looking at a hefty fine of just about $3000.00!
I think they are super cool, but we have to ensure we use them safely!
For the full details from Transport Canada, click here.
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Content credit: Transport Canada website