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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by JRUSH311, Aug 14, 2016.

  1. JRUSH311

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    I purchased a drone several months back and loved flying it around
    P3A
    when the faa got involved I sold it because I didnt like the aggravation
    Ive missed it and just ordered a brand new P3A
    Im heading to the bristol race this coming weekend
    Think its safe to get some scenic shots if I dont get too close
    and dont fly during the race?
     
  2. jelly013

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    Maybe you can ask the organisation. Maybe they want that you make a after movie.

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  3. JRUSH311

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    Ive done a little research it seems I have to register the craft now
    Is flying around at a nascar track (before racetime) illegal? risky?
    I could stay high up if needed/ also wondering about radio interference from everything at the track
     
  4. jelly013

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    2.4 ghz has a band with little channels within the 2.4 band. Your controller pair with the drone. And checks together with the controller of there is a channel free. They block the channel so nobody can interupt. Only if you have a radio jammer but that is illegal.
    I think you need to contact the organisation to make a after movie or something. That is safer. Then they know what you are doing. Before they call the police.

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  5. mikesmiley

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    I went to Bristol last August. The Last Great Colosseum! I wish I could go again this year.

    That being said, I can pretty much guarantee the whole place will be a No Fly Zone for the entire weekend, and you'd be asking for trouble trying to fly anywhere near the track.
     
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  6. JRUSH311

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    its an interesting story I had never even seen a drone until the bristol race. Someone hired them to take video of people riding in the back of a monster truck he was flying all over the place and I said I HAVE TO HAVE ONE

    I may try to sneak a few flights in just stay good and high where cant be seen or heard and most def not fly over the track.
     
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  7. mikesmiley

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    Be careful, man. it would suck to miss the night race..
     
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    My folks and I flew all the way from California to see the night race at Bristol. My dad is getting old, and we wanted to do something awesome as a family while he still could. And it was worth every penny.
     
  9. JRUSH311

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    yea its gonna be a blast.
    Ill just stay far from the track
    I do want a couple shots of the campers outside
    pretty sure if I stay way away no one will care or know

    wonder if they have those drone catchers
     
  10. JRUSH311

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    I just read through the FAA TFR manual and it says no fly zone goes into effect an hour before and ends an hour after the event. So I should be ok
     
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    Be sure to post some pictures!