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Winning a contest with drone photos

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by LordEvil, Oct 7, 2015.

  1. LordEvil

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    I was out flying and discovered a new building being erected close to my house. My company makes the accessories to erect buildings and the panels etc. Low and behold our products were in this building being erected. I flew inside this huge facility being built and took several photos and shared them at work the following Monday. Now everyone at work wants me to submit them for the best picture contest which is nationwide. If I win or rank I win cash. Would this be considered illegal by the FAA?
     

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    I don't think so. I don't even think the FAA would be interested since it's not even clear it was taken with a quadcopter. They are off frying bigger fish at the moment anyhow...
     
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    I don't think the FAA would have any interest in this type of activity. Mainly because:

    A) You didn't take these pictures for personal gain
    B) You aren't guaranteed to win
    C) As stated above they have BIGGER fish on the line

    Keep us posted :)
     
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