FAA bans drones from Fort Mason airspace during Fleet Week

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Tuesday, October 6, 2015
A drone operated by the Alameda County Sheriff's Office flies during a demonstration of a search and rescue operation on Friday, Aug. 14, 2015, in Dublin, Calif.
A drone operated by the Alameda County Sheriff's Office flies during a demonstration of a search and rescue operation on Friday, Aug. 14, 2015, in Dublin, Calif.
AP Photo/Noah Berger

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- There's a warning for drone pilots this Fleet Week - keep your aircraft grounded.

The Federal Aviation Administration has restricted all aircrafts, manned and unmanned, within five miles of an area just north of Fort Mason.

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Only planes flying above 15,000 feet are allowed in the airspace.

The restriction is in effect from Thursday through Sunday.

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