Ski Area Bans Most Drone Use

Ski Area Bans Most Drone Use

Cape drone autonomously filming with and flying a heli ski guide at CMH Heli Skiing in Revelstoke, Canada. Photo provided by Cape Users must have written permission Mt. Ashland Ski Area officials have declared the area a “no drone zone.” Under a new policy that went into effect Dec. 23, people may not fly drones over the ski area without prior written permission from managers. “It’s not appropriate to have […]

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DJI sees promise in newly regulated Japan market

DJI sees promise in newly regulated Japan market

Key Chinese drone-maker DJI sees promise in newly regulated Japan market The outlook for Japan’s drone market is promising and a recently enacted law to regulate flights of unmanned aerial vehicles will result in a safer user environment, according to the Japan chief of China-based drone-maker DJI. Allen Wu, who heads the Japan office of the world’s largest commercial drone-maker, said that as more people are expected to fly drones, […]

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You Are Now Required To Register Your Drone

You Are Now Required To Register Your Drone

Whether you agree with the FAA’s requirement to register your drone if it weighs more than 0.55 pounds (250 grams) so you can fly it outdoors for fun as a hobby this is now the law as of 12/21/2015. I would rather ensure my drones are registered rather than face the possibility of a civil penalty up to $27,500. I know I won’t be using them for any criminal activity […]

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