FAA Approves Commercial Drone Flight Over Land

BP and AeroVironment plan to survey land in Alaska with an unmanned aircraft.
0:43 | 06/10/14

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You might see -- drone overhead in the not near to distant future a milestone today the Federal Aviation Administration revealing it is easing restrictions on unmanned aircraft. The agency gave the green light to -- maker Aerovironment and BP energy to survey pipelines roads and equipment. Over northern Alaska it is the first time ever -- commercial drone has been okay to fly Overland. Tuesday's is decision is seen as an important one. As it might open up possibilities for other companies several film making companies have already asked the FAA for permission to use drones for hard to get overhead shots.

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