Drone Safety Day (DSD) is the FAA’s annual campaign dedicated to educating the drone community of the importance of flying safely. DSD will highlight the societal, economic, and safety benefits of safe drone operations with in-person, virtual, and hybrid events in focus areas such as Education, Economics, Equity, Environment, and Emergencies.

On this website, you can browse all Drone Safety Day events, get involved, and register your own event – as well as access additional Drone Safety Day resources.

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Drone Safety Day, previously known as National Drone Safety Awareness Week, is returning for its fifth consecutive year on Saturday, April 27, 2024.

The safety message for the 2023 Drone Safety Day is “Fly RIGHT” – it's the safe way to fly.

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Drone Safety DAy Topic Areas

Drone Safety DAy Topic Areas

Share how drones are used in education. Drones are quickly making their way into STEM, K-12, and university curriculums through the Collegiate Training Initiative. See how the students of today will become the drone experts of tomorrow! 

Opens opportunities for everyone. Drones are an equalizer in aviation. They require a low cost to entry, and are being implemented in schools all over the country in STEM applications. They also provide an opportunity to fly for people who would not be able to fly a traditional aircraft. 

Highlight the economic, societal, and safety benefits of using drones. For example, utilizing a drone to inspect infrastructure that would be more dangerous for a human to inspect (i.e. bridges, towers, power lines, etc.). 

Learn how drones are utilized in emergency situations such as natural disasters, search & rescue, firefighting, and public safety. Find out how the FAA quickly approves certain drone flights in emergency situations

Understand the environmental and sustainability benefits of drone technologies. From reforestation to monitoring wildlife population, there are countless ways to protect our environment using drones. 

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