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Examining the Age-Old Question: What Are the Risks of Flying Drones Over People?

The Alliance for System Safety of UAS through Research Excellence (ASSURE), the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) designated Center of Excellence, has released the results of a study that was undertaken to understand the risks of flying small unmanned aircraft systems … Continue reading

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FAA rule will restrict drones over 133 military bases

The Federal Aviation Administration has restricted drone flights over 133 military bases beginning Friday, the agency has announced. Wright-Patterson Air Force Base was not one of the bases, but it was evaluating the new rules to determine what impact it … Continue reading

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DJI Comes up with a New Way to Identify Drone Owners

In an effort to allow U.S. authorities to identify drone owners, DJI has proposed an electronic identification framework for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Notably, the company says the system would also respect the privacy of operators. Last year, Congress directed … Continue reading

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FAA: Reports of drone encounters with aircraft on the rise

The Federal Aviation Administration said reports of possible drone encounters with aircraft and airports were on the rise in 2016. From February through September 2016 there were 1,274 reports of such encounters with drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles, a 46 … Continue reading

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