Rules about FLying vehicles

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Rules about FLying vehicles

Post by pappachuck » Thu Feb 21, 2019 10:16 pm

What about homemade hover bikes, flyboards, giant drones, and other crazy vehicles? What are the rules? Can I fly around in my jet hover board?

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Re: Rules about FLying vehicles

Post by Bless » Thu Feb 21, 2019 11:54 pm

whatever floats your boat
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Re: Rules about FLying vehicles

Post by gaminwench » Fri Feb 22, 2019 12:44 am

5 mph.
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Re: Rules about FLying vehicles

Post by Token » Fri Feb 22, 2019 8:52 am

Rule # 1

Never ask for permission, just beg for forgiveness.

Rule # 2

If you are compelled to ask about rules, it’s already forbidden and illegal, whatever it may be.

There you go.

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Re: Rules about FLying vehicles

Post by Just_Joe » Fri Feb 22, 2019 11:23 am

gaminwench wrote:
Fri Feb 22, 2019 12:44 am
5 mph.
Even Zorbs?

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Re: Rules about FLying vehicles

Post by Captain Goddammit » Fri Feb 22, 2019 12:22 pm

Just_Joe wrote:
Fri Feb 22, 2019 11:23 am
gaminwench wrote:
Fri Feb 22, 2019 12:44 am
5 mph.
Even Zorbs?
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Re: Rules about FLying vehicles

Post by some seeing eye » Fri Feb 22, 2019 12:32 pm

Just_Joe wrote:
Fri Feb 22, 2019 11:23 am
gaminwench wrote:
Fri Feb 22, 2019 12:44 am
5 mph.
Even Zorbs?
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Of course the OP could be charged with operating a "civil aircraft for which there is not currently in effect an airworthiness certificate." Or they could be grounded because their flying machine made so much dust the operator can't safely navigate. Flying gasoline tanks over crowds, operating near an airport, or 800W 1hp could limit you. I doubt you can lift a person with 800W.
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Re: Rules about FLying vehicles

Post by Canoe » Fri Feb 22, 2019 9:59 pm

pappachuck wrote:
Thu Feb 21, 2019 10:16 pm
What about homemade hover bikes, flyboards, giant drones, and other crazy vehicles? What are the rules? Can I fly around in my jet hover board?
So, the new clarified rules come out and the notice that happened is posted here on eplaya.
viewtopic.php?f=286&t=96527
https://burningman.org/event/art-perfor ... protocols/

Same day, you ask about something that is not on the new "approved" list.
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Re: Rules about FLying vehicles

Post by LowePro » Mon Feb 25, 2019 9:35 am

Drones have their own policy per FAA specific to Burning Man. Pre register etc. I'm working on it now so will see how it goes

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Re: Rules about FLying vehicles

Post by pappachuck » Mon Feb 25, 2019 6:50 pm

I know they restrict the weight and altitude in reference to the ground. However, if they create specific rules for the event, then what are those rules?

There is also minimum horizontal distance from people, and recording image consent, and lots of other things. I got in trouble once with my Mavic pro.

Personal comment: I kinda understand the rules and the idea, but they are so limiting that if we follow them to the letter we completelly exclude drones. Plus that the drones are so capable that is very difficult to happen something if you follow the obvious precautions, and honestly the dust will completely destroy your drone if it is out of the self.

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Re: Rules about FLying vehicles

Post by Popeye » Mon Feb 25, 2019 7:06 pm

pappachuck wrote:
Mon Feb 25, 2019 6:50 pm
I know they restrict the weight and altitude in reference to the ground. However, if they create specific rules for the event, then what are those rules?

There is also minimum horizontal distance from people, and recording image consent, and lots of other things. I got in trouble once with my Mavic pro.

Personal comment: I kinda understand the rules and the idea, but they are so limiting that if we follow them to the letter we completelly exclude drones. Plus that the drones are so capable that is very difficult to happen something if you follow the obvious precautions, and honestly the dust will completely destroy your drone if it is out of the self.
2018 rules for drones are at https://burningman.org/event/black-rock ... de/drones/ 2019 rules will be published before May 15

If you are operating something that could cause injury and will violate someones privacy you need to more than "kinda" understand the idea. Most people agree that drone rules should be limiting. Other than the vocal minority of drone owners of course.
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