Drone photography taking off in Bay Area real estate

Drone photography taking off in Bay Area real estate

SARATOGA — Curt Walton’s DJI Phantom 2 zipped this way and that, up and down and around corners of the sleek hillside property that recently listed here for $4 million. Equipped with an HD video camera, the copter dipped and hovered like a hummingbird at the top of a row of silvery olive trees. Its whirling propellers emitted a steady buzz as it took off once again, swooping up to […]

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FAA Exaggerates The Threat That Drones Pose To Planes

FAA Exaggerates The Threat That Drones Pose To Planes

In response to the dramatic rise in popularity of the drone industry, the Federal Aviation Administration instituted a mandatory registration requirement for any UAV weighing more than roughly half a pound. The FAA wanted to keep consistent tabs on the growing hobby, particularly to assure none get in the way of the everyday operations of commercial and civilian aircraft. While that’s no doubt a worthwhile and warranted plan, recent research […]

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