An unmanned aircraft system (UAS), sometimes called a drone, is an aircraft without a human pilot onboard – instead, the UAS is controlled from an operator on the ground.
When you fly a drone in the United States, it is your responsibility to understand and abide by the rules and the “No Drone Zones” established during wildland fires. During the month of June there have been times that drones caused wildland fire aircraft to be grounded during fires, including the 416 Fire.
UAS Safety is Everyone’s Responsibility
That means following the rules: