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FAA Issues Refresher on Flying Drones Commercially

Today, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released a refresher on its Part 107 rules for small unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operations, covering commercial and government uses for drones weighing less than 55 pounds. If you’re looking to brush up on … Continue reading

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FAA approves first responders to fly drones at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport effective immediately

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) just approved first responders at the fourth busiest airport in the world, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to fly their drones directly over the airfield. DFW Airport will be the first airport in the US that … Continue reading

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Amazon, Google, Others Are Developing Private Air-Traffic Control for Drones

The commercial drone industry wants to create a privately funded and operated air-traffic control network, separate from the current federal system, to enable widespread operations at low altitudes … https://www.wsj.com/articles/amazon-google-others-are-developing-private-air-traffic-control-for-drones-1520622925 The Wall Street Journal | March 9, 2018

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White House Drafting Bill Against Hostile Drones

White House officials are preparing legislation that for the first time would allow federal law enforcement and homeland security to disrupt, take over or even destroy suspected hostile drones in U.S. airspace … https://www.wsj.com/articles/white-house-drafting-bill-against-hostile-drones-1520374739 Wall Street Journal | March 6, … Continue reading

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