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Large yellow circle on DJI Pilot app map?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Kman, May 24, 2015.

  1. Kman

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    Quick question. I was bored and looking at the map on DJI Pilot app. I know the red circles around airports are no fly zones but I see large yellow circles around some areas like Lake Mead, Death Valley, Yosemite, etc. What do the yellow circle mean?
     
  2. packerman8

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    Parks - Can't fly in National Parks.
     
  3. shartlza

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    My good guess is National Parks. They all have no fly zones.
     
  4. Kman

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    Why are they yellow circles and not red? I know Washington DC is a no fly zone and has a large red circle.

    What's the difference between a yellow and red circle?
     
  5. Julius717

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    Red won't allow you to start motors and fly.


    Yellow is informing you of national parks that are off limits but not actual "no fly zones"
     
  6. Kman

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    Ok thanks for that info! How did you find that info?

    So yellow allows you to take off but tells you before hand via an app pop-up that flying in that location is restricted?
     
  7. Julius717

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    believe the rule is you cant TAKE OFF FROM or LAND IN a national park but doesn't say you cant park away and fly into it ha!
     
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    That's a shame. You can't fly over a National park, but apparently I can fly over Heathrow and Gatwick!
     
  9. nirvine88

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    You can drive gas guzzling vehicles through national parks but not electric powered copters, makes sense.
     
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    Really I thought there were no fly zones over all UK airports ?
     
  11. Alterastro

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    No according to the Pilot app or fly Safe!