Yosemite National Park officials are trying to rid the park of drones using a federal regulation that is unrelated to unmanned aircraft.
A statement on the National Park Services’ website claims that drone use in parks violates Code of Federal Regulations clause Thirty Six CFR 2.17(a)(3), which prohibits “delivering or retrieving a person or object by parachute, helicopter, or other airborne means, except in emergencies involving public safety or serious property loss, or pursuant to the terms and conditions of a permit.”
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