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(Source: beforeitsnews.com) As Congress and the FAA continue to discuss the parameters of drone use, a widening array of them are already taking flight. A new exemption has been granted for Hollywood, only the second after one was granted to BP earlier this year. This latest exemption greatly widens the scope for commercial drone use. According to Fortune, 40 other...

Here are a few pics from around St. Augustine, Fl. This is my fourth flight and I took the drone to downtown St. Augustine to get some shots. I am using 2 cameras on the DJI Phantom. Some photos are from FC40 stock camera and others are from GoPro Hero 3 White Edition. I have not added a Gimbal or FPV system so I am limited to around 300 feet of altitude if connected with DJI app and cellphone. Rig used for these photos: DJI Phantom 1, FC40 Camera, GoPro Hero 3 White Edition. Post editing done in Lightroom. Without a gimbal, I am finding...

Yellowstone is now criminally charging drone and other model aircraft operators who fly their devices in the park. Individuals who are criminally charged face six months in jail and fines of up to $5,000. The cases will be prosecuted by The U.S. Department of Justice’s office of the U.S. Attorney for the District of Wyoming (a federal prosecutor who otherwise would be prosecuting federal crimes like terrorism, child exploitation, gang violence and human trafficking). Persons charged with flying toys, drones and other model aircraft...

This was my second flight with the DJI Phantom 2. I wasn’t paying attention to the battery life and almost gave it a nice bath in the lake. This was at the tail end of a 17+ minute flight and I wasn’t paying attention to the status LEDs Location: Green Lake, 70 Mile House, British Columbia DJI Phantom 2 Zenmuse H3-3D gimbal ImmersionRC 5.8GHz 600mw transmitter GoPro 3+ Black ...

On my 3rd flight with DJI Phantom FC40, gust of wind pushes drone into a pole and fortunately the prop guards save the aircraft. Watch the crash and see how to quickly change out your prop guards. ...