` US Commercial Drones fly around the `Globe ‘ taking ` Publicity Photos’ without Permission from Federal Aviation Authority ‘

#AceWorldNews WASHINGTON (AP) – A small, four-rotor drone hovered over Washington Nationals players for a few days during spring training in Florida last month, taking publicity photos impossible for a human photographer to capture.

But no one got the Federal Aviation Administration’s permission first. “No, we didn’t get it cleared, but we don’t get our pop flies cleared either and those go higher than this thing did,” a team official said when contacted by The Associated Press.

The drone flights ceased the next day.

The official wasn’t authorized to speak publicly and asked not to be named.

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