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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Romans109, Apr 22, 2016.

  1. Romans109

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    you can't fly near hospitals? almost had the cops called on me.
    i wasn't flying looking into Windows i was getting a picture of the construction that as going on of a new add on building but never the less it's against the law unless the hospital hires you to film.


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    Filming hospital is against the law or drone flying near hospital comes in NFZ?
     
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    Never heard of this. I believe all hospitals have heli pads but other than that I don't think there are any federal laws against it. Ask the complainant what law is so you can understand it better.
     
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    There is a hospital near me that has a heliport, as a lot of them do. That would be a NFZ.
     
  5. Romans109

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    apparently it violates the h.i.p.a.a. law


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  6. Romans109

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    possibly both?


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  7. Romans109

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    that would be true except is that part of the FAA regulations? i.e. according to the FAA are hospitals NFZ's?


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  8. Romans109

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    it violates the h.i.p.a.a. law apparently?


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    Sound's like common sense to me.
    Any invasion of privacy is bound to be an issue.
    Hospitals, School's, Business's, Playgrounds, etc....
    Fly smart and stay out of trouble.
     
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  12. Romans109

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    i agree, but does this one picture look harmful to you?[​IMG]


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  13. Romans109

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    you can see the construction i was talking about


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    You could sell all that info on that photo to the super secret spies, yer in trouble now mr


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    David Beesmer was acquitted of attempted unlawful surveillance.
     
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    You say you "almost" had the cops called on you. How do you know this? Did someone at the hospital see your drone from that far away?
     
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    It would be the NFZ of the Heli pad they use for Flight4Life that got him in trouble. Not shooting video or photos of a hospital.
     
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    Thanks Zep.
    Aquitted, OK, but his wallet was 'relieved'.
     
  19. N017RW

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    No. Not so. It was a privacy issue. Did you review the incident?
     
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    FAA requires notification, not permission, to fly near an airport or helipad, including hospital helipads. Was the hospital notified before your observation flight? If it was, and you had a name to put with the notification, you are covered. You would have done all that the FAA requires of drone pilots in this instance.


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