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Feds Lay out Details of New Drone Integration Pilot Program

U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) officials have released more details of the new Drone Integration Pilot Program, a pilot initiative to safely test and validate advanced operations through partnerships across the country and with oversight from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).  … Continue reading

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CNN Receives First FAA Waiver to Fly Drones Over Crowds

CNN received the Federal Aviation Administration’s first waiver allowing drone flights above crowds. The milestone approval opens the door for other unmanned aerial vehicle pilots to find new uses for their aircraft—from sporting events to news coverage. The latter doubtlessly CNN’s intention … Continue reading

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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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