Fly a drone near a stadium and the FAA could send you to jail

Well before drones were a hobby, in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks, the FAA created a rule designating stadiums as “national defense airspace.” Between an hour before and an hour after an event, the agency said, aircraft were not allowed less than 3,000 feet above and within three miles of games. If anyone was wondering what “aircraft” entailed, the FAA has clarified: yes, that means drones.

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