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Post by Aggiedan » Wed Apr 03, 2019 7:48 pm

Is it legal to shoot down a drone over my private property?
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Post by WTR » Wed Apr 03, 2019 8:21 pm

Aggiedan wrote:
Wed Apr 03, 2019 7:48 pm
Is it legal to shoot down a drone over my private property?
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No.

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Post by WildBill » Wed Apr 03, 2019 8:21 pm

Aggiedan wrote:
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Is it legal to shoot down a drone over my private property?
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I don't think that there is a simple answer to your question.
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Post by joe817 » Wed Apr 03, 2019 8:34 pm

This was discussed in length several years ago(2016 IIRC):

viewtopic.php?f=26&t=87220&p=1125115&hi ... s#p1125115
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Post by G.A. Heath » Wed Apr 03, 2019 8:48 pm

No, it IS a federal felony. The FAA regulates drones (unmanned aircraft) as aircraft which means that 18 U.S. Code § 32 comes into play which makes it a felony to damage or destroy an aircraft. In fact it is a felony to even threaten to do so. Now that we have that out of the way no one has been prosecuted for shooting, shooting at, or threatening to shoot a drone.

If the unmanned aircraft was capturing an image of your property then Texas Government Code 423 does provide you with some recourse if you can identify the remote pilot.
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Post by WTR » Wed Apr 03, 2019 9:57 pm

You also don’t want to discharge a weapon if you are with in city limits.

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Post by Maxwell » Thu Apr 04, 2019 12:55 pm

6 REASONS WHY DRONE’S WON’T WORK IN TEXAS
http://smithmonitoring.com/homesecurity ... -in-texas/

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Post by chamberc » Thu Apr 04, 2019 1:14 pm

Aggiedan wrote:
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Is it legal to shoot down a drone over my private property?
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No. It's absolutely illegal.
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Post by bblhd672 » Thu Apr 04, 2019 1:30 pm

Interesting: Knocking My Neighbor's Kid's Cruddy Drone Offline
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