EDALL SYSTEMS - Making Drone Fly - Live Mint
New Delhi: Francesco’s Pizzeria, a Mumbai-based pizza delivery company, got on the wrong side of the law in Mumbai last May when a video of it delivering a pizza with an unmanned aerial vehicle, or drone, went viral. Drones are being used by government agencies for over a decade. However, it’s illegal for private companies and individuals to fly a drone in public spaces without the permission from the appropriate authorities. The Director General of Civil Aviation also decided to ban the use of drones for civil applications in October 2014. Meanwhile, companies such as Amazon.com Inc. are talking about using drones for delivery of goods. Mint profiled five companies in India that are legally building, and using, drones.