FWIW AirMap shows no such restrictions in Humboldt County. Except up in Redwood National/State Parks.
UASFM does not either.
I'll have to look a bit more to see if the actual state parks have anything posted in their rules.
Looked at the North Coast State Parks District rules and nothing...
Why not contact the FAA? They have been crystal clear on what "visual line of sight" means to them, and they are the only ones who matter.
You seem intent on trying to say the FAA is confused, they are not. Ask them directly is my advice.
In order to comply with 101.41 you must comply with Section 336 of P.L. 112-95 which states:
In addition, the FAA's Interpretation of the Special Rule for Model Aircraft further defined what was meant by "visual line of sight"
All that matters is how Congress and the FAA define line of sight. It means eyeballs on the aircraft. No binoculars, telescopes, cameras, etc. Eyeballs. Period. Very simple. If you cannot see it well enough to discern the orientation then you are no longer legal.
No surprise. These all use the FAA database for their source. So if the FAA database is incorrect, the all that apps that pickup the info from that database will reflect/repeat those errors. Seems like the FAA needs to be contacted to help them correct this error that will only get propagated...
I believe he is referring to 107.29 (b) No person may operate a small unmanned aircraft system during periods of civil twilight unless the small unmanned aircraft has lighted anti-collision lighting visible for at least 3 statute miles. The remote pilot in command may reduce the intensity of the...