Rob Seaver could tell that the pilot was concerned. The clearance between the bridge and an overhanging tree branch was only about 5 feet, he said. It would be a tough fit for the drone. “The other guy from their team was standing on the bridge ready to grab it in case something happened," Seaver said. Thankfully, the airborne vehicle glided through the gap, securing flyover footage of a creek bed in Westmoreland Park in Bethesda, Md. The close call in the park was just one of several difficulties that Seaver -- marketing manager for the Bethesda-based Wydler Brothers, of the brokerage Long and Foster -- encountered in helping to produce a neighborhood tour of Westmoreland Hills that featured footage captured by a drone. His experience illustrates the pitfalls of enli...
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