As you celebrate the Independence Day holiday, keep safety in mind. Know the aviation safety rules while flying your drones and celebrating the 4th.
Here are general guidelines for people flying drones:
- Don’t fly your drone in or near fireworks
- Don’t fly over people
- Don’t fly near airports
There are also strict rules prohibiting airline passengers from packing or carrying fireworks on domestic or international flights. Remember these simple rules:
- Don’t pack fireworks in your carry-on bags
- Don’t pack fireworks in your checked luggage
- Don’t send fireworks through the mail or parcel services
Passengers violating the rules can face fines or criminal prosecution. When in Doubt…Leave it out!