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LA Warns Realtors about using Drones

I received an interesting email from the California Realtor Association this week. It was warning Realtors in the Los Angeles area to not use unmanned aircraft to take aerial photos.  I guess some agents are using remote controlled airplanes with cameras attached to take photos of higher end properties.

Turns out that there is a FAA regulation that allows people to fly remote control airplanes as a hobby but they can’t be used for commercial purposes.  A few years ago, I was looking how to do this since camera technology has progressed so much. I’m glad I didn’t spend too much time (and money) pursuing that.

Written by Keith Byrd - Go to Keith's Website/Profile