WFLA announced today (via press release) that the station has received FAA approval to fly drones for news coverage, in the Tampa media market. This approval makes WFLA the first station in the market to have the ability to fly news drones.
WFLA’s new toy, dubbed “Drone 8″ will be piloted/operated by reporter Peter Bernard (right). He is a certified pilot and is one of several Media General employees who attended a 4 day workshop on drone flight and safety, to comply with FAA regulations. Read the rest of this entry →