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NASA to demonstrate flying drones in controlled airspace alongside commercial aircraft

NASA will demonstrate technology that will allow drones or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) to fly side by side with other commercial aircraft and share airspace in 2020. As of now, there are strict restrictions for drones and other UAVs to … Continue reading

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FAA Restricts Drones over Statue of Liberty, Other Landmarks

At the request of U.S. national security and law enforcement agencies, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is using its existing authority under Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) § 99.7 – “Special Security Instructions” – to … Continue reading

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How the FAA is using drones to speed up hurricane relief

Over the course of a month, hurricanes Harvey and Irma swept across the US, devastating homes, businesses and infrastructure and leaving thousands displaced. With airports forced to close or help with relief efforts, the FAA authorised drone operators en masse … Continue reading

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Drone found on Crystal Lake property highlights difficulties of reuniting lost UVAs with their owners

Kay Pitluck could hardly believe her eyes when a toy drone turned up in her front yard after a patch of big storms in late July. When Pitluck’s landscaper found the drone outside her Crystal Lake home, across from Main … Continue reading

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