The FAA requires you to register your drone!

Drones are becoming increasingly popular these days. Because of this, the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) and DOT (Department Of Transportation) have announced the creation of a task force to develop “recommendations” for a drone registration process by November 20th.
Supposedly, this drone registration process is being developed because of the increase in drone sightings over airports, sporting events and other places where they could be a potential threat to manned aircraft. The goal is for all drone owners to be required by law to register their drones so that they can be identified and traced back to their operators when spotted in places where they shouldn’t be flying.

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Who can use drone photography in Los Angeles for commercial use?

If you are a real estate practitioner using unmanned aerial vehicle – also known as drones – to take photos or video of a property you are trying to sell, you might want to think twice.

The Federal Aviation Administration has invited the National Association of REALTORS® to participate in its ongoing working group addressing the use of drones or unmanned aerial systems. Drone

The FAA currently prohibits the use of drones for commercial purpose, including capturing video or photographs to sell a home. In June 2014, the agency issued an interpretation of its guideline stating that “a REALTOR® using a model aircraft to photograph a property that he (or she) is trying to sell and using the photos in the property’s real estate listing does not constitute hobby or recreational use.”

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