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Where Can I Fly? – The right spaces and places to take flight

How fortunate am I that a public park almost ideally suited for remote piloting operations is located just a few miles from my house? Apart from having to restrain myself from angrily shaking my fist while exclaiming, “Stay off my lawn you darn kids!” during the summer months, I couldn’t ask for better. Maybe I’ll see you out there sometime.
Your choice of flying sites will be driven by two key considerations: first and foremost, safety—and second, what you hope to accomplish by flying. The first point is non-negotiable, but the second offers as many possibilities as there are combinations of remote pilots and aircraft—and that’s a lot of possibilities. Since we can’t conceivably cover all of them, we’ll look at the general characteristics of different types of flying sites and explore procedures that will...


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