Hi all! Just got a great email from one of our students and wanted to post here. Thought it'd be fun to crowdsource an answer / start a discussion around this very hot topic given DJI's recent firmware update:
I have a problem...perhaps you can help me since you are well connected in the drone industry.
I live in Starke, Florida. About 10 miles from my house is Camp Blanding (Air Force and National Guard Training facility). Of course, flying around the base is a "no-no", which is to be
I started with to learn more: http://www.dji.com/flysafe/geo-system
Then went to: http://www.dji.com/flysafe/geo-system/unlock
This location (if signed into your DJI account), allows you to unlock areas for flight in advance for what they call "Authorization zones". Unfortunately, you can't unlock what they call "Restricted Zones". In looking at all their "zones", I only see circles. My guess is, someone picked the geometric center of either the base property, the FAA Restricted zones