DJI not permits you to fly its drones in Washington, DC
DJI actually, actually does not need to see its drones within the information for the mistaken causes. Only a day after the world discovered that one in every of its robotic automobiles crash-landed on the White Home, the corporate is pushing out a “obligatory” firmware replace for its Phantom 2 drones that forestalls you from flying anyplace inside a 15.5-mile radius of downtown Washington, DC. The transfer is virtually vital given FAA tips barring unmanned automobiles from flying within the space. Nevertheless, it additionally signifies that there is no longer a lot level to proudly owning a DJI drone within the US capital — until you refuse to put in any upgrades or commonly head out of the town, you now personal a really costly paperweight.
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