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There are some extra rules when renting a drone, compared to renting a camera or a lens. breaks this down in an important blog post.

How to Be Eligible for a Drone Rental

No registration with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is required, though is certainly encouraged to ensure safe and responsible flying. Registration is only $5, and is good for 3 years after the registration date. While not required for personal flying, it is certainly encouraged by both the FAA and

If flying your drone for commercial purposes, you’re required to hold a remote pilot airman certificate, and your drone must be registered with the FAA.

Rental Rules

  • Lensrentals does not assume, and the customer indemnifies Lensrentals against any liability or claims resulting from use or malfunction of the equipment.
  • Renter assumes all liability that may arise from use or failure of the equipment.
  • Renter assumes and shall bear the entire risk of damage to the equipment from any cause, except damage in the possession of the Shipper.
  • All drone rentals are subject to the full Lensrentals Rental Agreement.

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