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Drone Footage in Political Ads

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by mikeisi, Apr 20, 2015.

  1. mikeisi

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    I live in Nashville, and there are many ads on right now for candidates running for mayor. I've noticed in a few of them obvious drone footage. (such as this one - )

    I'm curious what the FAA would say about this. Is this considered "commercial use"

    -Michael
     
  2. N017RW

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    First, how do you know the the Aerial Vid. Co. is not licensed?
    You did not mention that.

    It has been suggested on at least one Podcast I have listened to that the FAA will not bother with this stuff unless there is a complaint, a witness, and proof of what was used to capture the video.
    Not saying it's wright/wrong, good/bad.
     
  3. RichWest

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    You know politicians are "above" the law...;)