Nationwide Drone Security Consciousness Week has been decreased 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 per 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, on daily basis has centered round a special theme, like STEM schooling 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 elements of the acronym, that are:
- Register your drone
- Interact with others
- Gain data
- Have a security plan
- TRUST and Prepare
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. But it surely 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 definitely digital occasions — the pandemic made it troublesome for a lot of to host drone occasions in actual life.
That mentioned, the FAA leaned into the digital life in 2021, providing tons of digital occasions together with a picture showcase and [email protected] exercise listing. Child-focused drone actions have been entrance and middle, with downloadable supplies accessible together with a information to the Precept of Thrust by Making a Foamie Flyer (PDF) and AIAA’s Ok-12 On a regular basis Drones Lesson Plans.
One other distinction with this 12 months’s occasion: Within the first three variations, it was all the time held within the fall. This 12 months, it’ll run in June (June 18, to be precise).
To search 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.