Disney Can Fly Drones After Unblocking Its Parks’ No-fly Zones
For their high price of admission, Disneyland and Disney World offer park-wide immersion and entertainment capped off with nightly shows and seasonal fireworks. Back in 2014, they applied for patents to augment these spectaculars with drones to carry screens or light pyrotechnics themselves. Today, they've finally gotten permission from the FAA to light up their happiest skies with UAVs, and already have shows for this winter. But getting there meant getting a special for the no-fly zone over its Florida park Disney got in the books a decade ago.