Penalties for US drone pilots who fly over nuclear facilities… and grain elevators

Flying a drone over a grain elevator may not sound like much of a crime, but that’s not the way they see things in Louisiana. The governor of the Bayou State is about to sign a bill to increase penalties for flying drones over critical infrastructure – including those pesky grain elevator flyovers.

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Drone pilot fined $182K for 123 infractions

Exactly what do you have to do as a drone pilot to anger the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration so much it proposes a $182,000 fine?

Quite a lot.

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