Drone Photography Company Wins FAA Exemption Ahead Of New Regulations – BuzzFeed News

Cape Productions, a San Francisco sports video company, has chiseled away at strict government rules that limit commercial drone operations. In a first-of-its-kind exemption, the Federal Aviation Administration has granted Cape, which specializes in capturing video from athletes on North American ski slopes, the ability to fly its drones within close proximity of members of the public, relaxing a rule that binds every other drone business in the country.