FAQs

Drones are new and cutting-edge, so we realize you have a lot of question. Read below to answer some of our most popular questions and answers.

Safety

We’ve taken measures to ensure all of your guests and can have fun and fly drones safely, including:
 

Using drones that hover - Hovering makes drone significantly easier to operate. The flyer doesn’t have to focus on keeping it in the air or keeping the drone under control, only on having fun!
 

Protected blades - All of the drones we send out have protected blades and covers.    
 

Fully-netted area - Guests are completely separated by a layer protective netting.
 

Skilled technicians are always present - Our operators have extensive experience with flying drones and are trained to handle any technical difficulties they come across.

Legal Requirements

How High Can You Legally Fly a Drone?

The FAA mandates that all commercial and recreational drone operators stay at or below 400 feet. Drones must not be interfering with any airspace, and must be maintained by a drone operator at all times with line of sight. Drones are, however, legally permitted to fly up to 400 feet above permanent objects such as buildings.

 

How Far Can You Legally Fly a Drone?
The FAA requires drones to be operated by licensed drone operators, and drones must be maintained by line of sight at all times. Line of sight can be disrupted by objects, distance, and change to daytime. In all 3 of these cases, special waivers need to be approved by the FAA.

 

How Long Can a Drone Stay in the Air?
Most commercial drones can now stay in the air during flight for more than 20 minutes. However, flight times are diminished as you go to higher elevations, endure colder weather, or endure strong winds. The FAA requires that licensed drone operators not operate in areas of cumulonimbus clouds, as well as stay below 400 feet AGL (above ground level). Drones have a built-in failsafe that will warn the drone operator of a low battery.

 
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