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Train drone footage both incredible & illegal

There’s no denying the exceptional skill of drone operator Paul Nurkkala, who very well may have taken the footage of the year, but Union Pacific isn’t lauding his efforts.

The feat of whizzing around and through a moving freight train is incredible, yet don’t be tempted to get on the wrong side of the FAA in pursuit of this kind of shot.

As PetaPixel noted:

“Union Pacific operates in a safety-sensitive environment,” the Union Pacific Railroad’s drone policy states. “Never operate a drone in a manner that could distract or otherwise endanger yourself, Union Pacific employees, equipment or the public.

Full story at PetaPixel.

Drone photography crosses the line.

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  • Wow – A totally insane drone ride – I can’t believe you did that!

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