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Old 04-25-2019, 02:37 AM
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Originally Posted by speedracerntrixie View Post
Not knowing a whole bunch about Geofencing, I have to assume that the delivery drones will already have the equipment on board to avoid hospitals, small airports etc. That being the case wouldn't it be as simple as a club site that has been evaluated and approved for a waiver installing a transponder?
So a toy plane field is an equivalent of a hospital? This is about cost. Requiring delivery drones to avoid toy plane fields imposes a cost on commercial providers, costs in the form of longer flights, less direct routes, etc. The FAR easier approach, FAR simpler to implment, enforce, and execute, is to cap altitude for toy planes.

Kinda like the 400 foot in class G? Seems like someone was thinking ahead for this day...
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