MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota Department of Transportation is helping people learn about drones.
People met up yesterday at Blackhawk Middle School in Eagan to learn about the technology. There were also flights simulations and Competitive drone racing.READ MORE: Special Session Kicks Off Monday; Extension Of Emergency Powers Renewed Another 30 Days
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“Drones are the fastest growing sector of aviation. Somebody can go and pick up a drone from Amazon or Best Buy or Target and doesn’t necessarily know all the rules of the road,” Katie Gilmore of the Minnesota Drone Advocacy Council said. “So our organization — the Minnesota Drone Advocacy Council, and MAV Meetup — are here to help educate pilots, teach them how to fly safely, smartly, and also how to have fun with other organizations.”MORE NEWS: Driver Plows Into Protesters In Uptown; Woman Killed Identified As Deona Knajdek
Saturday was Minnesota’s first ever Drone Day.