Changing the Airspace with Commercial Drones

Fly, commercial drones, fly! This could well be a good slogan for the release of the new FAA rules governing drones for commercial purposes, which will, without question, change the airspace and impact the burgeoning drone industry.

The view from the industry is that the FAA’s final rules will successfully fuel the proliferation of drone technology for non-recreational applications. This brings enormous excitement to those commercial markets that may be disrupted because of the benefits of drone operations. New drone technology and steadily decreasing price points have precipitated the explosive growth of drones in hobbyist markets. Read more:

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The same article above also said that due to the increasing demand for hobby drones, demand for drones in the business sector wanting to leverage the benefits of drones in their commercial endeavors, has also grown.

Drone use for mapping and data analysis is growing in industries such as oil and gas extraction, emergency services, insurance and real estate, according to a recent report by DroneDeploy, a cloud-based drone mapping and analytics platform.The San Francisco-based startup said more established drone-using sectors, such as surveying, construction, mining and agriculture, are also using the aircraft in new ways by integrating existing data into new maps and models to solve problems.Read more:

Now that the FAA has eased its ban on commercial drones, the skies may see more of these, including drones owned by real estate marketing companies and event planners wanting to integrate into their businesses great drone photography services

But drone operators must remember: commercial drones will only be able to fly in daylight, no higher than 400 feet, and within the operator’s line of sight. […] Assuming everything goes well, this still doesn’t mean private drones will be able to operate within the 30-mile radius around the nation’s capital, declared by the FAA to be “national security airspace” and strictly off-limits to commercial and even hobbyist unmanned aircraft. Read more:

A lot of hobbyists actually fly drones to indulge in aerial photography, and some of them will be enticed to monetize their hobby, with the go-signal of FAA.

Yet, commercial drones are not for amateur flyers, according to a report.

beginning this month, nobody can fly a drone commercially without taking a course, passing a test and undergoing a background check by the Transportation Security Administration. And the pilot isn’t the only person who must follow the letter of the law.

If you hire a company that’s not licensed, you can also be fined. The FAA is not like a cop who says they’ll let you go with a warning today,” Parthe stressed.” Read more

With the release of the new FAA rules regulating the use of drones for commercial purposes, prospects look bright and high for the young drone industry.

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