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It thought this would be of interest. Not sure how the 500 foot below cloud level rule applies, though. My guess is that the drone is well below the 500 foot limit. So that's probably not a problem. Anyway, you can't get this picture from a stepladder. It takes a drone. Stan https://www.washingtonpost.com/weather/2019/04/11/thunderstorms-kicked-wall-pollen-into-air-drone-captured-these-images-yellow-haze/?utm_term=.5f17251c44d4&wpisrc=nl_most&wpmm=1
If drone pilots are thinking about flying their quadcopters during the spring while pollen is everywhere, they may wish to reconsider. Here is the potential problem. When pollen coats the grassy fields where drones take off and land, prop wash is going to be blown everywhere. The electonic board that is the "brains" of the drone emits a small electromagnetic charge. Pollen grains, though very tiny, carry a negative charge. Now, consider the following analogy: In an automotive production line where the metal body is carried into the enclosed paint booth, the body will be made to carry a positiv