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CNN gets a first-of-its-kind waiver to fly drones over crowds

CNN has won an interesting waiver regarding its commercial drone operating license with the FAA – an exemption that allows it to fly its Vantage Robotics Snap drone over open-air crowds of people at altitudes of up to 150 feet. This is a new precedent in this kind of waiver: Previous exemptions allowed flight of drones over people in closed set operations (like for filmmaking purposes) and only when tethered, with a max height of 21 feet. The new waiver granted to CNN, as secured through its legal counsel Hogan…

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The Drone Girl Ireland tours Trim Castle – County Meath, Ireland

  Another great video outside Trim Castle, a Norman castle – south bank of the River Boyne – Trim, County Meath, Ireland. The Drone Girl Ireland creates amazing aerial video with her Yuneec Q500 drone.  In this video tour she shows us Trim Castle, a film made famous to many through the Mel Gibson movie, Braveheart. Wikipedia includes the following information about the castle: “The Castle was used as a centre of Norman administration for the Lordship of Meath, one of the new administrative areas of Ireland created by King…

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A video tour of the Papal Cross in Dublin, Ireland

The Papal Cross, Phoenix Park. Dublin City The Drone Girl always does an incredible job of aerial videography throughout Ireland.  In this video she takes us to see The Papal Cross.  Curious Ireland has this information about the cross, it says it is: “…a simple large white cross that was erected near the edge of the Fifteen Acres area in Phoenix Park for the Papal visit of Pope John Paul II on the 29th September 1979. On this day, Pope John Paul II delivered an open-air sermon to more than…

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