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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by SamBischoff, May 7, 2016.

  1. SamBischoff

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    Any footage from the blaze in Canada? I thought surly there should be.


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  2. flpholt

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    no one can get close to it plus isn't safe to try and due it
     
  3. ryanmanchester

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    Anyone with a brain cell wouldn't do any filming with a drone because of the helicopter dropping water, unfortunately their are lots of brain dead people


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  4. SamBischoff

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    I knew it would be risky but people do silly things, especially with UAVs. There's usually drone footage of major natural events ex. The Houston floods


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    We already have a disaster, probably it's not a good idea on planning to have another disaster. And I think with evacuation still in effect it would be restricted air space to fly
     
  6. aboversite

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    Yes, there is a standing NOTAM (notice to airmen) restricting civilian flights of all types within 5 miles of any forest fire in Alberta, not just uav flights.
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    I don't think you understand (which worries people). When you fly near a wildfire other aircraft can't fly. This means it stops all aerial attempts at putting out the fire which could lead to property damage and perhaps even death. You suggest that getting cool video is more important. It has nothing to do with the risk to the drone.

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