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FAA OKs Long-Range Drone Flights Over Populated Areas By State Farm To Assess Florence Damage

Federal regulators have granted the insurer State Farm permission to fly drones over populated areas in four states and beyond the drone operators’ line of sight to survey damage from Hurricane Florence, in a step toward more widespread use of … Continue reading

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Operator runs multiple drone deliveries for 1st time in Reno

The city of Reno confirmed the first successful deliveries by multiple drones steered by a single operator under a federal program fast-tracking regulatory approval for unmanned aerial vehicles nationwide. City officials announced Wednesday that Flirtey recently simulated the delivery of … Continue reading

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Two Near-Misses at Ports of Jersey Airport Spark Concern About Drone Laws

Two near-misses between recreational drones and commercial aircraft descending at the Ports of Jersey Airport in the Channel Islands have sparked renewed concerns for regional drone laws and the potential for disaster, according to The Jersey Evening Post. Ports of … Continue reading

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Need to register your drone? Watch out for scams! Use FAA’s Drone Zone instead

Need to register your drone? The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) warns you to watch out for drone registration scams, where people are offering help to register your unmanned aerial vehicle. Drone registration only costs $5 and can be completed on … Continue reading

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