What You Need to Know Before You Buy a Drone – 9 Crucial Tips

Looking at all the possibilities before you buy a drone can be a head-spinning task.

They are all different sizes, have different capabilities, flight times and produce different qualities of images.Our article here will help you with nine crucial trips on what to look for before you buy your ‘eye in the sky’.

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Why You Have to Know the Rules

You may want to be famous for drone photography. But I doubt you want your name attached to a situation where your drone endangers people’s lives.

Before you buy a drone, make sure you are aware of all the rules and regulations.

If you are unable to stick to them for whatever reason, it may not be a viable purchase. Each country has different rules and regulations. They even have general rules on safe flying.

Here are a few things you need to be aware of:

Register your drone with the FAA.

Stay at least 5 miles away from all airports.

Don’t fly more than 400 feet above the ground.

Don’t fly over people without permission.

Don’t fly over government facilities.

Don’t fly in national parks.

Don’t fly over private property.

Don’t fly over fires or crime scenes.

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