Nationwide Drone Security Consciousness Week has been lowered to a single day. The 2022 version of the Federal Aviation Administration’s annual drone security marketing campaign is ready for this June.
However whereas the primary three variations of the occasion (hosted in 2019, 2020 and 2021) all spanned every week, this 12 months’s 2022 Drone Security Day marketing campaign is a one-day ordeal. This 12 months’s 2022 Drone Security Day marketing campaign is scheduled for Saturday, June 18.
In 12 months’s previous, day by day has centered round a unique theme, like STEM training or careers in drones. This 12 months combines all facet of drone security into one acronym “Fly RIGHT.” The day goals to the touch on all points of the acronym, that are:
- Register your drone
- Interact with others
- Gain information
- Have a security plan
- TRUST and Practice
The inaugural FAA Drone Security Consciousness Week was held in 2019. With it, the FAA hosted some parts itself, together with internet hosting webinars, offering social media assist, and providing up downloadable advertising and marketing supplies. However it additionally closely relied on the personal aspect of the business, together with native flying golf equipment, racing groups, huge firms, small startups, and extra, to host their very own occasions. Many personal organizations participated, internet hosting meetups, fly days, demonstrations and extra.
The 2020 and 2021 editions of the protection consciousness week struggled in some capacities as a result of — whereas there have been actually digital occasions — the pandemic made it tough for a lot of to host drone occasions in actual life.
That stated, the FAA leaned into the digital life in 2021, providing tons of digital occasions together with a photograph showcase and [email protected] exercise record. Child-focused drone actions had been entrance and middle, with downloadable supplies obtainable together with a information to the Precept of Thrust by Making a Foamie Flyer (PDF) and AIAA’s Okay-12 On a regular basis Drones Lesson Plans.
One other distinction with this 12 months’s occasion: Within the first three variations, it was at all times held within the fall. This 12 months, it’ll run in June (June 18, to be actual).
To seek out digital occasions (in addition to some in-person occasions!), go to faa.gov., which says it’ll replace its web site in addition to its social media channels (discover them on Twitter, Fb and Instagram) with the most recent Drone Security Day information.