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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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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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