The Federal Aviation Administration is warning real estate agents who fly their own drones to take pictures or videos of listings that they are not engaged in a "hobby or recreation," meaning that the FAA could attempt to take enforcement actions against them if they and their aircraft have not been certified as experimental or commercial operators. online poll by Opinion Stage // The FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 established a "special rule for model aircraft" that weigh 55 pounds or less that are flown by hobbyists within a line of sight from the operator. In passing the law, Congress barred the FAA from adopting additional rules or regulations for aircraft meeting the criteria spelled out in the "special rule," which also require that model aircraft operators...
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