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A quick question from a newbie.

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Flip_5, Jul 22, 2016.

  1. Flip_5

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    OK, so I'm a new drone owner, now what do I do... I'm kidding. I've been doing some research with the numerous "safe to fly" pages (airmap.io, B4UFLY app, Hover app, Lockheed Martin's UAS resources, etc) I've attempted to call a local (within 5 miles) farm field airstrip to notify of my flight, but several times I've gotten no answer. Growing up in the area, I know of about a couple of dozen or so times that the strip has been used by the owner. But no recent activity that I know of. Looking at the B4UFLY app I've noticed something that doesn't seem right to me, but perhaps someone here can explain it. I have a few screen shots of the app here. I'm all for following the rules, but I have a hard time understanding these long restricted Class D areas on the map. Can some one explain them to me?

    Thanks,
    Mike (a.k.a. Flip)

    (Not sure if this belong in Rules & Regulations, if so, I apologize)
     
  2. flpholt

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    b4ufly app is junk download uav forcast app much better
     
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  3. KennyJr

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    I agree b4ufly is junk. I'd use either airmap.io or UAV Forecast.
     
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  4. captainmilehigh

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    Thanks for the tip on the UAV Forecast App. I checked it out, and immediately downloaded it. B4UFLY is now in the 'trash' where it belongs.


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