The AMA has launched an announcement strongly condemning the drone operator who allegedly flew over a passenger jet touchdown at McCarren International Airport in Las Vegas.
The FAA is investigating the incident, which hit the information after the video under was posted on-line. The drone operator has not but been recognized, however might face stiff penalties for intentionally flying in restricted airspace.
Representing 1000’s of leisure drone operators dedicated to flying legally and inside the pointers of a community-based group, as required by FAA rules, the AMA spoke out in opposition to the motion.
“No one should be flying in a careless and reckless manner and – importantly – all drone and model aircraft pilots must stay well clear of manned aircraft. We condemn the type of operation depicted in this video,” says the AMA. “Furthermore, anyone who violates aviation regulations or endangers public safety must be held accountable for their actions. We urge the FAA to take strong enforcement action against this drone pilot, and against any future violators. We continue to believe education and increased enforcement are effective ways to protect our nation’s airspace.”
Miriam McNabb is the Editor-in-Chief of DRONELIFE and CEO of JobForDrones, knowledgeable drone companies market, and a fascinated observer of the rising drone trade and the regulatory surroundings for drones. Miriam has a level from the University of Chicago and over 20 years of expertise in excessive tech gross sales and advertising for brand spanking new applied sciences.