An FAA ruling on drone flights removes the requirement to operate within line of sight, which had previously restricted the viability of drone use in the commercial sector.
Insurance and Energy Industries are Embracing the Use of Drones
When I first read articles about the use of drones in fleet operations, I used to roll my eyes. But, no longer. After talking with many fleet managers, I now believe that drones in commercial applications will have a major impact in a variety of industries. At most companies, drone operations will fall outside the domain of fleet, at least initially. As FAA restrictions are eased, drones will proliferate into mainstream business practices, with the insurance and energy industries in the vanguard