Flying drones can be a fun and useful activity. These remote-controlled aircraft can zip from place to place and hover hundreds of feet above the ground. And, when equipped with video cameras, drones can provide sweeping, bird’s-eye footage of a church building or a ministry activity.
Drones also come with risks. There have been many cases of drones interfering with larger aircraft. Single-drone crashes can cause property damage and injuries, despite the aircraft generally being lightweight.
There are several steps church leaders can take to minimize liability when using drones:
Safety procedures and regulations are frequently changing as drones continue to surge in popularity. If your ministry uses these aircraft, or allows others to fly on church property, encourage safety by following best practices and applicable laws.
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