December 5 (Wed) 7pm- Drone Technology Airspace and Safety

Event Date: 
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 7:00pm


Discussion will encompass the many aspects of flying drones in the Northern California area.   Sally will cover the latest rules around determining if an area is a safe drone flying zone considering the numerous airports and restricted zones in the bay area.  Requirements for drone flying will be address as well as the steps needed to obtain a commercial license. Current laws will be explained to determine the difference between commercial and hobby flight enthusiast.


The Drone Girl ®  is the web, drone-flying persona of Sally French, a southern California native, journalist and “geek girl” who loves drones. She is a world-renowned expert in drones. She has been quoted as an expert in publications including The New York Times and Consumer Reports. She is also a public speaker and has appeared at South by Southwest (SXSW), Harvard Business School’s Making Robotics Fly event, and has led multiple seminars at conferences including InterDrone and the Commercial UAV Expo. Sally was also named one of Fortune Magazine’s “4 top women shaping the drone industry.”


This event qualifies for FAA Wings credit.

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