The Federal Aviation Administration recently issued a set of proposed rules for unmanned aerial systems that would enable the use of drone photography for real estate nationwide. Under the proposed rules, the aircraft operator would need to pass an aeronautical knowledge test, Obtain an unmanned aircraft operator certificate and abide by a set of safety standards with every flight. When these proposed rules go into effect, Sacramento Real Estate Photographers will be first in line to obtain the proper certifications so that we can provide you with aerial real estate photography for your listings! You can read the proposed rules here: http://www.faa.gov/regulations_policies/rulemaking/media/021515_sUAS_Summary.pdf
“National Association of Realtors® President Chris Polychron, executive broker with 1st Choice Realty in Hot Springs, Arkansas, issued the following statement about new proposed rules for unmanned aircraft systems issued today by the Federal Aviation Administration:
“The proposed rules announced today for the commercial use of unmanned aerial vehicles are good news for property owners and Realtors® who desire to embrace cutting-edge technology to enhance the process of buying and selling real estate with images gathered by unmanned aerial vehicles.
“Realtors® support the proposed federal regulation, which would allow for safe commercial use of UAV technology by the real estate industry for the purposes of marketing real estate.”
Read the press release from the National Association of Realtors here: