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Judge Rules Commercial Drone Use Legal
Yesterday, National Transportation Safety Board administrative judge Patrick Geraghty ruled that it is legal to use UAS, or drones. This has not been the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) position for several years. This ruling dismissed an FAA imposed $10,000 fine against Swiss drone operator Raphael Pirker. Pirker operated a Zephyr II craft to film the University of Virginia campus and then sold the photos and videos to the university.
Judge Geraghty ruled that: Read the rest of this entry →