Minimum $30,000 fine for pilots violating Super Bowl ‘No Drone Zone’

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has declared the SoFi Stadium in California’s Inglewood as a “No Drone Zone” ahead of this year’s Super Bowl. And to make sure that drone operators don’t take the safety advisory lightly, a minimum potential fine of $30,000 has been proposed, among other things.

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Sheriff’s office warns of more than 70 Super Bowl LV drone intrusions

Florida’s Hillsborough County sheriff has shared a strong warning to drone pilots wanting to get a view of the Super Bowl in Tampa to keep their drones at home. The message comes after the law enforcement agency has already recorded more than 70 drone intrusions so far.

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Orlando man charged for flying drone in Super Bowl LV restricted airspace

FBI Tampa has shared online that an Orlando man has been charged for allegedly flying his drone in restricted airspace set up for Super Bowl LV, according to a newly filed criminal complaint. If convicted, Henry Alejandro Jimenez could face up to one year in federal prison.

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Tampa Bay a ‘No Drone Zone’ during Super Bowl LV, 2021

Super Bowl LV is coming. But the FAA wants you to leave your drone at home – and it’s providing plenty of notice.

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Pilot faces a year in federal prison for flying a drone during Super Bowl week

A pilot faces a year in federal prison for flying a drone during Super Bowl week. One year in prison for flying a drone in a Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) or No Drone Zone? It is becoming clear that the FBI and the FAA are done issuing warnings and are starting to show their teeth, as they said they would about a week ago.

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Ahead of Super Bowl LIV, FBI is done warning and confiscates drones

Ahead of Super Bowl LIV, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is done warning and confiscates drones from operators who violate the temporary flight restrictions (TFR) around the Super Bowl venues in Miami.

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