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Controversial bill allowing authorities to shoot down private drones heads to the president’s desk

The US government will soon have authority to shoot down private drones considered a threat. Following a House vote in April, the Senate this week passed the FAA Reauthorization Act, which renews funding for the Federal Aviation Administration until 2023. … Continue reading

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Congress takes next step toward drone delivery

The U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives released what is likely the final version of a Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization bill that would pave the way for drone-based delivery … https://www.supplychaindive.com/news/FAA-reauthorization-next-step-drone-delivery/533185/ Supply Chain Drive | Sept. 25, 2018

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Two Near-Misses at Ports of Jersey Airport Spark Concern About Drone Laws

Two near-misses between recreational drones and commercial aircraft descending at the Ports of Jersey Airport in the Channel Islands have sparked renewed concerns for regional drone laws and the potential for disaster, according to The Jersey Evening Post. Ports of … Continue reading

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Drone Industry Responds to Draft Tort Law on ‘Aerial Trespass’

The Uniform Law Commission (ULC) recently came up with a draft law relating to “aerial trespass” by low-altitude unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and the need for additional regulation beyond Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) laws. According to ULC, its draft “Tort … Continue reading

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