Calling all drone enthusiasts!
Join the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for virtual events during its second annual National Drone Safety Awareness Week from Nov. 1622, 2020. Learn about the latest drone technology and how the FAA is working to safely integrate drones into the National Airspace System. Throughout the week, you also will hear from drone pilots and recreational flyers about their passion and commitment to drone safety, and stakeholders will highlight important drone safety educational topics.
FAA Administrator Steve Dickson will kick off the week by participating in a live virtual event with middle- and high-school students from Baltimore, Md., who are interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math through the Global Air Drone Academy, a virtual drone club where they learn about careers and flying safely. The event will take place from 4 to 5 p.m. EST Monday. You can view the livestreamed video on FAA social media platforms Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.
Throughout the week you can learn about the latest drone technology and how the FAA is working to safely integrating drones into the National Airspace System. You also will hear from drone operators about their passion and commitment to drone safety, and stakeholders will highlight important drone safety educational topics.
This year, the FAA will offer activities just for students, including a Virtual Art Gallery where they can share their artistic talents and submit drone-inspired drawings. Lesson plans and other resources for teachers, parents and caregivers are posted on FAA.gov to help young people learn about drones, aviation and science.
Please share your drone related safety stories on your social media platforms using the following hashtags#DroneWeek, and follow the FAA at @FAADroneZone.
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