One of our clients, Xizmo Media, was engaged by the MTA to drone-film portions of the MTA’s East Side Access tunnel construction. This is one of the largest transportation infrastructure projects in the United States undertaken by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. When completed, the project will connect the existing LIRR tunnels to Grand Central Station [...]
Via: FAA.gov For Immediate Release June 21, 2016 Contact: Les Dorr or Alison Duquette Phone: 202-267-3883 Regulations will create new opportunities for business and government to use drones WASHINGTON – Today, the Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration has finalized the first operational rules (PDF) for routine commercial use of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS or “drones”), [...]
In August 2015 the FAA proposed penalties in the amount of $18,700 against drone filming company Xizmo Media because they did a filming job part of which included using a drone to film the Fordham Graduation Commencement Ceremony. Although no incident occurred, and the job appeared to go well, Xizmo Media later received notice of investigation by the FAA, according to Xizmo Media Pilot Edward Kostakis.