As the Russet Brown paint on Restonian World Headquarters begins to crack and peel in the summer sun, we keep looking skyward for one of the DRB drones we assume will soon be plying the skies of our favorite earth-toned community on the prowl for violators. Turns out, though, that big chunks of Reston are no-fly zones for drones.
Our BFFs at the Washington Post "news paper" shared this fancy map showing areas in which flying drones is strictly verboten, due to the proximity of Dulles Airport. As you can see, big chunks of South Reston -- pretty much anything west of Reston Parkway -- are off-limits to drones. North of the Toll Road, Reston's
Fake Downtown narrowly escapes the exclusion zone, but some of the townhouses to its west are off-limits. And don't even think of attempting an emergency landing in the Target parking lot.
However, we are happy to report that this video is totally legal. Maybe if we squint, we'll be able to see this drone's robotic sister.
See the map here. And shout-out to our favorite correspondent and resident expert on all things droney, the Peasant from Less Sought After South Reston.