This is a different street if you going in to details.. the street was closed :)
I thought you guys would be more interested to discuss issues like the shot movement / smooth etc..
anyway, it was a nice day to fly, enjoy :)
"The fact is the American Film industry is one of the few civilian and non-governmental agencies that is already extensively using radio controlled vehicles in their business.
They have used radio controlled planes and copters for years in their…"
I totally agree, I never fly in the city, Unless there are permits and security.. Iv made sure on the permits allow to fly the little copter and we had insurance etc..
As I mentioned, they also closed the streets, and we flew 2 minutes…"
"Sorry for the gloom and doom, I agree that it is a gorgeous video. The implications of this are troubling, however, you don't want to know what happens next if the FAA decides these sorts of operations are inherently hazardous to third parties…"
"That doesn't address the actual legality of what you did. Aside from the fact that you had no permission from the FAA, Alameda County, or the City of Oakland to operate a commercial multicopter in Oakland airspace (since none of those…"
"Given that I live in Oakland, and am a licensed pilot, here are my thoughts: a fairly large and heavy multicopter flown over a highly congested urban area, by what is obviously a commercial company, for what is apparently a commercial feature film,…"