WASHINGTON (WUSA9) — The Federal Aviation Administration has granted eight more regulatory exemptions for drones. That means that there are now 24 exemption grants for commercial use of unmanned aircraft systems operations.
According to FAA officials, there are new exemptions for:
Total Safety U.S. Inc. for flare stack inspections, to Slugwear, Inc. (dba LikeonaTree Aerial) for aerial photography and surveys, and to Team 5, LLC; Shotover Camera Systems LP; Helinet Aviation Services, LLC; and Alan D. Purwin for film and television production.
The FAA also amended the exemptions previously granted to Pictorvision, Inc. and Aerial MOB, LLC to let the companies fly additional types of drones.