The FAA, the government’s aviation authorities, have given permission to Disney to fly drones at their amusement parks in both California and Orlando.
The permission was given in the form of a waiver, given out last week. It spells out permission for the next four years, but can be cancelled at any time.
It may not be the greatest idea to allow spinning propellers to fly above the heads of hundreds of people crowded together in tight spaces. But the waiver requires that anyone flying must be certified as a remote-pilot, which is a really good thing to add since many of the drones will be flying at night.
The question remains however, what will they be used for?
Disney has said they will use them for “entertainment purposes” but that’s a pretty vague term.
This could either be exciting, or a little scary.