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By Bart Jansen , USA TODAY March 31, 2016
USA Today - Insurers adopt drones for airborne inspections
The days of the harried insurance adjuster climbing a ladder to poke at your storm-damaged roof may soon be history as insurance companies look to drones as the new wave for property inspections.
State Farm, the first insurer to win approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to use drones commercially, has launched hundreds of experimental drone flights for routine roof inspections. If the technology works out, the company could eventually use drones to give them a bird's eye view of catastrophes.