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Fly Right - Safe sUAS Operation
'Drone Diva Desi' will discuss frequently asked questions and safety for sUAS operations.
Date and Time:
Saturday, August 20, 2022, starting at 10:00 Pacific Daylight Time Download Calendar File
Desiree Ekstein
Brief Description:

Desiree Ekstein, aka Drone Diva Desi, will discuss frequently asked questions from the sUAS industry and answer your questions.  Anyone interested in knowing about safe UAS operations is invited, invite any recreational or commercial UAS (drone) operators you know. 

Prior to attending a safety seminar in person, please review and abide by Current CDC, State and Local Health Guidelines.

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Location of Seminar:
EAA Chapter 14
1409 Continental St

San Diego, CA 92154
Directions to Venue:

Take I-805 South to 905, exit onto 905 East toward Otay Mesa border crossing. Exit at Britannia, turn left onto Britannia and proceed to Otay Mesa Road.  Turn left onto Otay Mesa Road, turn right at Cactus Road into Brown Field main entrance. Turn right to follow Continental St past the old (closed) control tower and The Landing Strip restaurant/bar to the East access gate. Follow instructions on the access pedestal to call EAA Chapter 14 for access. Proceed East to EAA Chapter 14, just East of the active control tower. Meetings are held in the first hangar closest to the runway.

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Fly-in Seminar?:
Yes  SDM
60 seats at the facility, 27 remaining for online registration.
Registration Information:
Seminar has passed.
Sponsoring Division:
San Diego FAASTeam
Contact Information:
Kerry Powell
Phone: (760) 613-4389
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):

This event is presented by EAA Chapter 14

Desiree Ekstein is known better in the industry as Drone Diva Desi.  Desi is an Adjunct Instructor of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) at TCI MiraCosta College, in Carlsbad California.   She has over 7 years of remote piloting experience, is an FAA Certified 107 Remote Pilot in Command (RPIC),  and an AUVSI TOP Level 3 instructor/pilot status.  She is also a Lead Representative FAA UAS/DronePro in San Diego California, and a UAS Safety Advisor for Women and Drones.  She is an international public speaker and published author for sUAS safety.  

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:
1 Credit for Basic Knowledge Topic 1
FAASTeam Project Information:
Fly Quietly. Please respect the serenity of our Neighborhoods
National Project:
Conduct or support an EAA Chapter safety meeting
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