Previous waivers State Farm was granted were limited to a short time frame and to specific geographic areas impacted by hurricanes. (Photo: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg) Previous waivers granted to State Farm were limited to a short time frame and to specific geographic areas impacted by hurricanes. (Photo: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg)

State Farm has been granted the first national waiver to any company in the U.S. by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The national waiver allows the company to conduct drone operations over people and flights beyond the pilot's visual line of sight through November 2022.

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Denny Jacob

Denny Jacob is an associate editor for NU PropertyCasualty360. Contact him at [email protected].