ORLANDO, Fla. (CBSMiami/AP) — Disney now has permission to fly drones at the company’s theme parks in Florida and California.READ MORE: Teen Seriously Hurt in Major Car Crash in Lauderhill
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) earlier this week issued a waiver to Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, allowing the drones to be flown.
The waiver is good for four years but it can be cancelled at any time.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Latest: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming?
The waiver requires that drone operators at Disney must have remote pilot certificates and allows the aircraft to be flown at night.
It also says Disney has taken adequate steps to prevent any risks from drone-flying on its properties.
Disney asked permission to fly the drones for entertainment purposes.MORE NEWS: COVID In Florida: 3,231 New Cases, 33 Additional Deaths Reported Sunday
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