CNN gets FAA approval for drone tests

My guess is this news is huge for news media use of drone aircraft.

News media heavyweight CNN has reached an agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) designed to usher in the use of drones in newsgathering and reporting. CNN plans on experimenting with the vehicles in producing video content, while the government agency says the initiative will help to inform its drone policy moving forward.

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(Video: Matt Waite demonstrating drone at ONA conference in 2013.)