In an power to lower the prospects of a drone causing injuries or getting into the flight path of manned airplanes, a small some thing that has occurred even at crucial worldwide airports, Chicago Executive Airport (KPWK) is sending out flyers to region citizens and supplying information on its internet web page relating to perfect drone operations. With the new authorized struggle in opposition to the FAA’s drone registration program, this type of education is nicely timed.
Stating fairly plainly “Drone Pilots, You Are Not By yourself,” the flyer highlights the dangers of traveling about airports with out prior permission. It also attempts to teach operators relating to the dangers of operating drones previously pointed out 400 feet or previously talked about crowds, and how traveling drones about an incident scene or fireplace can interfere with unexpected emergency rescue professional solutions or firefighters.
KPWK is positioned in Wheeling, Illinois, in the Chicago metropolitan space, about 10 miles north of the Chicago O’Hare International Airport, and co-owned by the Village Wheeling and Prospect Heights. The flyer is obtaining distributed to about eight,000 Wheeling and Prospect Heights citizens.
The Chicago Executive Airport internet web page has a unique section for drones, with excellent discussions on the nationwide airspace plan, the dangers of traveling UAS about airports, and the Section 107 recommendations for drones weighing in involving .55 lbs to 55 lbs. A record of UAS sources is also obtainable.