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First 4K Canon 1DC drone flight (and Sony FS700 also gets airborne)

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[media]http://vimeo.com/63285458[/media]

The Canon 1D C has taken to the skies for the first time thanks to Perspective Aerials founder Anthony Jacobs, who has just stepped up their drone to fly heavier cameras. The new rig has a custom built RC follow focus by Anthony Lenzo of Air See Land (ASL).
 
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I've heard mixed reports as to the current legality of drone use for field production in the US. I'd love to read more about those issues!

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As far as I know if you do it as a business or gain any kind of credit / reward for operating one, you are wrapped up warmly in red tape.

 

No such regulations go for drones operated merely as hobbies, non-commercial uses - which is great but also a little silly - as the pros are more likely to operate one safely and yet anyone else can seemingly do pretty much what they like with no rules!?

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Seems to be a science of itself the whole r/c copter area. Wish there would be some kind of one-solution-fits-all drone that takes dslrs with a bit of weight and that is easy to handle (program motion route, automatic stable hovering on spot etc) - and that you could buy readymade :)

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Srlsy? Is it the same in eu? Thought it would be a great tool for for example wedding videography, porduct promos (cars etc).

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wzH98jawGwM

 

Helicam Oktokopter and Red Epic S35 Mysterium-X System brings an innovative and exciting solution for film and photography production. High speed chase sequences, flying through narrow areas or classic shot, Helicam system allows these eye-catching scenes become reality with an unparalleled wide range and control. Red Epic S35 Helicam System is a radio controlled helicopter, equipped with a gyro stabilized cinema camera system created to capture scenes people dream about. Helicam´s pilots and camera operators are dedicated to provide the highest quality imagery through a meticulous design, planning and experience.

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