Celebrate National Drone Safety Awareness Week

National Drone Safety Awareness Week is an opportunity to educate the public about drone safety by highlighting how key sectors of the drone community are engaging with their community throughout all 50 states. Drone safety is everyone’s responsibility and the events planned for this week are designed to advance public-private partnerships and inspire collaboration.

Here’s What You Can Expect this Week:

All week long, the FAA calls attention to drone safety champions by promoting YOUR safety stories, successes, events, and educational programs. Everyone is welcome to participate in this weeklong campaign. Use these stories to engage with the public and help spread awareness about how drones are bringing value to your community!

Each day will have a specific focus:

Monday, November 4

Public Safety and Security

Tuesday, November 5

Business – Photography, Real Estate and Insurance

Wednesday, November 6

Business – Infrastructure and Agriculture

Thursday, November 7

Business – Commercial and Medical Package Delivery

Friday, November 8

Education and STEM

Saturday, November 9 and Sunday, November 10

Recreational Flyers

Check out all of the activities this week happening across the country. Use the National Drone Safety Week Voluntary Tracking Tool (VTT).

Learn more about Drone Safety Awareness Week and how you can get involved.

Learn More

National Drone Safety Awareness Week Webinar Schedule:

Monday, November 4
03:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Drones are Now for Public Safety!

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Tuesday, November 5
09:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Flying Like A Pro: Knowing the Law and Maintaining Safe Practices

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Wednesday, November 6
11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
The challenges of autonomous flying and Urban Air Mobility

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Thursday, November 7
02:00 PM to 03:00 PM
Drones and the Future of Infrastructure Inspection

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Friday, November 8
03:00 PM to 04:00 PM
How Drones are Being Used in Education and STEM Programs

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Saturday, November 9
09:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Building the Safety Case: How to Identify and Mitigate Risk with Drones

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Taking to the Skies This Week?

If you are planning to fly your drone for business or pleasure, make sure to check out the Know Before You Fly website. The website has valuable information for:

Recreational Users  Business Users
Government Entities  Educational Users

You’ll also get the inside scoop on how to register your drone with the FAA and UAS best practices. Access the U.S. Airspace Map which has been developed to help small UAS operators know where to fly safely by displaying the relevant low-altitude airspace that is relevant.