With commercial drones creating tension with regulators over the safety dangers they pose for heavily trafficked airspace, the Federal Aviation Administration is ratcheting up its oversight of the industry.

On Tuesday, the FAA proposed a record $1.9 million fine for a company that markets “bird’s-eye views” of some of the country’s most congested airspace and heavily populated cities.

As our colleague Ashley Halsey III reports, the civil fine against SkyPan International of Chicago came after the company conducted dozens of unauthorized drone flights over New York and Chicago.

Halsey writes that SkyPan markets itself “primarily to urban developers who want to use aerial views in their planning, promising to provide ‘unique, 360-degree, bird’s-eye views.’”

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