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Appeals Court Strikes Down FAA Registry of Recreational Drones

Federal rules requiring owners to register recreational drones with the government are illegal, and only Congress can fix them, a federal appeals court has ruled. The Federal Aviation Administration issued rules in October 2015 requiring registration of drones — or … Continue reading

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U.S. Court of Appeals says hobby drone owners no longer have to register UAS with the FAA

On May 19, the U.S. Court of Appeals determined that hobbyist UAS owners will no longer have to register their unmanned systems with the Federal Aviation Administration, potentially reversing a practice that has been in place for more than a … Continue reading

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FAA releases registered private drone owner database

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today posted a large database showing the city, state and zip code of each registered drone owner. Release of the database responds to a number of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests submitted since the … Continue reading

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Air Traffic Control Rules For Drones Are Coming

By 2020, an estimated 7 million drones could be zipping around the country delivering packages, taking photos, inspecting infrastructure or conducting search and rescue missions. But before that happens, they’ll need a system in place to avoid crashing into each … Continue reading

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