Category Archives: Drones

There are only three reasons you would be interested in the new FAA Drone Flight Approval system that the FAA approved: 1. You are a drone pilot. 2. You are a real estate agent who does business in an area located within five miles of an airport and would like to have aerial images of the property and surrounding areas. 3. You are a homeowner who would like to have aerial images of your property.   The FAA regulations prohibit UAS (Drone) pilots from operating within five miles of controlleed air space. In our market, that includes Pendleton, Miramar, Palomar, North Island and San Diego International. Under the old system, if you want to fly within these areas, you must apply to the FAA ninety days prior to the date you want to fly. You needed to provide the altitude, time of flight, area of flight, etc. Even with ninety…

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