FAA expands drone restrictions near Navy, Coast Guard assets in Washington

The Federal Aviation Administration has expanded existing drone flight restrictions to ban the use of the unmanned aerial vehicles in the airspace above Navy installations that support “high-priority maritime operations.”

The expansion came at the request of the Department of Defense and the United States Coast Guard “to address concerns about potentially malicious drone operations” over vessels operating from Naval Base Kitsap and Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay in St. Marys, Georgia, the FAA said in a press release …


KING 5 (Seattle, WA) | Oct. 27, 2018

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