Pond5: Aerial Alternatives: What to Do When You Can’t Drone

I’m writing this from a café in Amsterdam, where drones are now effectively banned in the city limits. Before 2015, you could pretty much travel anywhere and fly without issue. But as the world becomes increasingly leery of the threats drones pose, it’s also getting increasingly difficult to show up somewhere and expect to launch one without weird stuff happening.

Just yesterday, some locals were telling me about the hefty fines police are levying against hobbyists who go to a local park to take to the skies (this from the city that’s also banned electric skateboards), but I haven’t been able to find corroborating information online.

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