Post a comment Drones Apple The FAA’s drone app now shows where you can (and can’t) fly. Moment The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has rereleased its drones app, this time with useful information on where you can and can’t fly your drone in the national airspace system (NAS). The B4UFLY mobile app is free in the Apple App Store and Google Play store as of Wednesday.The app now has a clear status indicator of whether it’s safe to fly your recreational drone, or whether you’re in a prohibited zone, like the area around an airport, a military facility or even the Super Bowl. Maps are “informative [and] interactive,” the FAA said, with people able to move a location pin to search any areas they wish to fly in. 1:48 Share your voice New DJI Digital headset video can finally keep up with racing drones UPS wants to bring drone deliveries to hospitals across the US Uber and AT&T partner on 5G air taxis reading • Drone app now shows where you’re allowed to fly See All 27 Photos Apple Now playing: Watch this: DJI Mavic 2 Pro, Mavic 2 Zoom redesigned for faster, longer flights Foldable drone can fit through tight spaces Aug 31 • Your phone screen is gross. Here’s how to clean it • Aug 31 • Verizon vs AT&T vs T-Mobile vs Sprint: Choose the best 5G carrier Aug 31 • iPhone 11, Apple Watch 5 and more: The final rumors Mobile Drones Mobile Apps Drones on CNET Tags Aug 31 • iPhone XR vs. iPhone 8 Plus: Which iPhone should you buy? 0 “As we continue our efforts to safely integrate drones into the NAS, working with our industry partners to provide innovative technology is critical,” said FAA Acting Administrator Dan Elwell. The FAA’s app also includes maps that can be filtered; info about controlled or special use airspace; and data on critical infrastructure, airports, national parks, military training routes and temporary restrictions.There’s also a link to the FAA’s Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability, where you can ask for permission to fly in controlled airspaces.