Today: FAA grants 6 TV and movie companies permission to fly drones
The Federal Aviation Administration has granted six American production companies permission to fly commercial drones. NBC’s Kerry Sanders reports… View the full article
FAA Approves Aerial MOB First Exemption Round
For Immediate Release FAA Link September 25, 2014 Contact: Les Dorr, Jr. or Alison Duquette Phone: (202) 267-3883 Six Companies Can Now Fly Small UAS Following FAA-approved Safety Procedures WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration has granted…
The Hollywood Reporter: FAA Approves Exemption Allowing Drones to Fly on Movie Sets
Following months of speculation, the Federal Aviation Administration has approved operator exemptions for six aerial production companies to use small, unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or drones, for filming motion pictures and television programming in U.S. airspace… View the full article
Forbes: Drones Are Coming To Hollywood
The FAA will approve Hollywood’s request to use drones for filming, government and industry sources familiar with the process have told Forbes. On Thursday afternoon the FAA will announce its decision, and explain the procedures under which production companies will operate and the aviation rules…