FAA approves more real estate drone flights, but there’s a catch

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The FAA continues to issue exemptions for real estate-related commercial drone flights, but there’s a catch — the permits all require that operators have a private pilot’s license.

The four real estate-related commercial drone approvals granted to date — including the exemption issued on Jan. 6 to Tucson, Arizona-based Realtor Douglas Trudeau — stipulate that those who intend to fly their small, unmanned remote-controlled aircraft commercially go through the expensive and time-consuming process of becoming licensed to fly an actual airplane.

Since Trudeau become the first Realtor to get the nod from the FAA, three more real-estate related operators have been approved:

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