Drones + Weapons? FAA Says That’s a No-No

Before you attach a flamethrower or other weapon to a drone, the Federal Aviation Administration is reminding pilots that would be a big mistake.

Flying a drone with a weapon on the device is a crime that carries a $25,000 penalty — for each violation. What’s a weapon? Probably exactly what comes to mind, which would include, as per the FAA, “…guns, bombs, fireworks, flamethrowers, and other dangerous items.”

Further, a dangerous weapon may also include “..any item that is used for, or is readily capable of, causing death or serious bodily injury,” the agency added …


GearBrain.com | Aug. 26, 2019

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