What the Drone Crash Video Means for the Industry

News and Commentary. The University of Dayton Research Institute recently released a video showing that when a Phantom 2 quadcopter hits the wing of an aircraft directly, bad things happen.  The internet and news media, unsurprisingly, have gone to town: “Devastating Damage,” “Serious Damage,” and “Growing Risk” are all part …

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CNN Receives Part 107 Waiver for Operations Over People

Media big CNN has acquired a first-of-its-kind Part 107 waiver from the FAA to fly small drones over folks. According to a CNN assertion, the approval represents an business milestone as a result of the corporate’s newest waiver will allow real-world UAS operations over folks for the primary time. CNN …

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CNN Gets First Closed Set Waiver

CNN Aerial Imagery and Reporting (CNN AIR), the media large’s drone division, is the primary group to get a Part 107 waiver for flight over individuals for “closed-set motion picture and television filming.” CNN was required to show security to the FAA earlier than receiving the waiver, which “allows CNN …

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