As a result Transport Canada has made airports and seaplane bases out of bounds for Drone enthusiasts, with a 25,000 dollar fine and the prospect of some jail time ahead for those that disregard the safety concerns.
Those regulations will include flight operations at the Digby Island Airport as well as at the Seal Cove Seaplane Base and Helicopter zones.
The guideline notes that for safety purposes you are not allowed to fly an UAV or drone within 9 kilometres from an airport, seaplane base or heliport.
The guidelines and penalties associated to the regulations are something that Christmas gift recipients might want to file away for future reference, should Santa deliver the big gifts over the Holidays.
|Users of Drones on the North Coast have been reminded of the regulations|
now in effect on where you can and cannot fly your UAV's in the region
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