Yamaha’s Second Helicopter Drone Approved By FAA

Yamaha’s second remotely piloted helicopter has received an exemption from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for agricultural applications.

 The Fazer features improvements from previous models including 50% more payload capacity. The Fazer has a fuel-injected four-stroke engine. Other improvements include a new control system, cleaner exhaust emissions and quieter operation.

The first Yamaha helicopter drone was the RMAX. According to the company, Yamaha has been operating remotely piloted helicopters in commercial applications since 1991, including agriculture.

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