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FAA clears way for drones to be used on film sets
FAA clears way for drones to be used on film sets

Hollywood will soon have a new angle on capturing aerial footage. The Federal Aviation Administration announced Thursday that it approved exemptions that would for the first time allow aerial photo and video production companies to use drones on film sets. U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx also determined that drones used for such operations do not need an FAA-issued certificate of airworthiness, based on a finding they do not pose a threat to the national airspace or national security. The FAA was responding to a request filed this year by seven companies seeking permission to use "unmanned aircraft systems" for filming television shows and films on sets that are...

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