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FAA issues drone permits for real estate, agriculture commercial use

The FAA is under pressure to begin issuing flight regulations for consumer and commercial drone use, and today took a first step forward
By: Michael Hatamoto | Drones News | Posted: Jan 7, 2015 2:41 am

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued drone flight permits for a real estate firm and agricultural farm in Washington to take to the skies.

 

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Advanced Aviation Solutions will be able to conduct "crop scouting," while the Tierra Antigua Realty firm in Arizona will be able to film properties.

 

Advanced Aviation Solutions will use an eBee drone to measure fields and measure monitor health, in an effort to save time for farmers. Meanwhile, Tierra Antigua Realty plans to "enhance academic community awareness and augment real estate listing videos," according to the FAA.

NEWS SOURCES:Abcnews.go.com, Indonesiatechnologies.com

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