TWiP 444 – Drone Registration Time
The drone, or “UAV” industry is still very much in its formative stages. There are many companies creating amazing, mature and highly sophisticated products. Yet the industry still remains in a bit of flux despite the fact that, to date, there have been hundreds of thousands of drones sold worldwide. What has many purchasers, and companies sitting eagerly on the sidelines pertains to the question of what laws and regulations will be established to govern this new industry.
We’ll it’s the dawn of a new day — at least here in the United States. The FAA, aka the Federal Aviation Administration has finally released its registration requirements for US based drones. As well as the non-compliance penalties, both punitive and criminal for current and future drone pilots.
In this episode photographers Martin Bailey and Matt Granger join me to discuss this next chapter in the drone story, as well as other stories making news… This Week in Photo!
Links Mentioned in This Episode
- Register your UAV/Drone HERE!
- FAA officially launches drone registration program (DPReview)
- Google adds shared memories to Google Photos
- Photos and specs of the Nikon D5 leak
- Matt's ‘Kickstart Your Photography' course
- Martin's Greenland Tour & Workshop
- Martin's Hokkaido Winter Landscape Photography Adventure
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