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Drone revolution: Researchers, regulators prepare for unmanned aircraft to fill US skies

From crop dusting to package delivery, commercial drones are about to become a part of everyday life. “Just in the last 18 months, we’ve registered twice as many unmanned aircraft (as) we registered all aircraft from the previous 100 years,” … Continue reading

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UAS Stakeholders Warn Congress of ‘Unintended Consequences’ of Drone Regulation Bill

In response to a recently introduced bill that seeks to empower state and local authorities to regulate unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) and 13 other organizations have sent a letter to members of … Continue reading

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Insurance Lawyer’s Concern with ‘Government Overreach’ Grounded FAA’s Drone Registry

John Taylor didn’t like the idea of being forced by the Federal Aviation Administration to register his drones. The requirement was “authoritarian,” the Maryland attorney said, and wouldn’t deter reckless fliers. So the aviation law novice — he works in … Continue reading

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U.S. Court of Appeals says hobby drone owners no longer have to register UAS with the FAA

On May 19, the U.S. Court of Appeals determined that hobbyist UAS owners will no longer have to register their unmanned systems with the Federal Aviation Administration, potentially reversing a practice that has been in place for more than a … Continue reading

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