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Drone Safety Day - Be Aware When You Are In The Air!
Fly Right! Drone Registration, Gain Knowledge, Have A Safety Plan, Trust And Train, Community Out Reach, Interact With Others
Date and Time:
Saturday, April 27, 2024, starting at 09:00 Eastern Daylight Time Download Calendar File
Michael Thompson
Brief Description:

Whether you're flying with the birds in a plane/rotorcraft, or flying with your feet on the ground. Drone safety affects all aviation enthusiasts. Come join the Richmond FAASTeam Representative DronePros at the Hampton Roads Executive Airport and learn all about where and how to fly drones safely. This will be a fun filled, open-to-the-public event focusing on safe and responsible drone flying. Highlights include exciting drone demonstrations, opportunity to operate the Zephyr drone simulator and much more! Engage with FAA Safety Team Representative DronePro's in a friendly setting, and witness the thrilling potential of drones in a safe controlled environment. Please spread the word. It's perfect for enthusiasts, families, and anyone curious about drones. 

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Location of Seminar:
Hampton Roads Executive Airport
5172 W Military Highway

Chesapeake, VA 23321
Directions to Venue:

From Virginia Beach, keep left on I-264W, exit left to merge onto I-64 East toward Suffolk. Chesapeake, take exit 13A,US 58 West toward Suffolk, keep left onto W Military Hwy, turn right in 2 miles into Hampton Roads Executive Airport.

From Richmond, take I-64 East toward Newport News, take exit 264 to merge onto I-664 S toward Suffolk, Downtown, take exit 13A onto US-13 South, US-58 West toward Suffolk, turn right into Hampton Roads Executive Airport.

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Fly-in Seminar?:
200 seats at the facility, 93 remaining for online registration.
Registration Information:
Seminar has passed.
Sponsoring Division:
Contact Information:
Michael Thompson
Phone: (757) 617-6138
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):

The Hampton Roads Executive Airport celebrates its first Drone Safety Day event. A significant milestone in promoting safety and innovation within the Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) sector. This distinguished event is being hosted by, the E Aviation & Drone Academy, Connecting Skies LLC, and is generously supported by the esteemed 501(c)(3) organization, DRONERESPONDERS. We express our profound gratitude to these pivotal entities for their dedication and collaborative efforts, which are instrumental in the success of this premier event at this location. Their commitment is pivotal in fostering a culture of safety and advancement in the field of drone operations.

Equal Access Information:
The FAA Safety Team (FAASTeam) is committed to providing equal access to this meeting/event for all participants. If you need alternative formats or services because of a disability, please communicate your request as soon as possible with the person in the “Contact Information” area of the meeting/event notice. Note that two weeks is usually required to arrange services.
Credit Applicability:
FAASTeam Project Information:
Drone Safety Day
National Project:
Recreational Flyer Outreach
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