Flying Drones in Malibu is Illegal…

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…and has been for a while.

Blue (Malibu residential) and green (State Parks) areas are the local drone no-fly zone. hivemapper.com

Most drone pilots probably know this. After all, illegal areas are discussed in the leading drone publications – Rotor Drone and Drone Magazine. They publish links to maps showing where drones are legal and where they are not. That’s how we found the map shown above.

Drone at Malibu Lagoon (SMBAS 8-31-18)

Link to the hivemapper.com map.

Drone at Malibu Lagoon (SMBAS Sep 7 2018)

But for the few drone pilots who don’t know, here’s a tip: they’re illegal in California State Parks. Anyone observing drones flying in any State Park should immediately call the State Parks dispatch operator (Sercom) at 951-443-2969.

They’re also illegal along the Malibu Coastline, between Pacific Coast Highway and the ocean, from:

  • Eastern end: Western edge of Topanga State Park, just west…

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