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FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 Raises Concerns Among the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Community

It has been nearly two weeks since the sweeping FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 was signed into law on Oct. 5, 2018. As the first long-term reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration to be enacted since 2012, the primary purpose … Continue reading

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Commercial Drone Test Flights Expected to Increase Following FAA Program Updates

Commercial drone operators around the country continue to test applications of unmanned aerial vehicles as part of the FAA’s Integration Pilot Program aimed at coming up with a regulatory framework for unmanned flights. For example, later today in Memphis, Tenn., … Continue reading

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FAA OKs Long-Range Drone Flights Over Populated Areas By State Farm To Assess Florence Damage

Federal regulators have granted the insurer State Farm permission to fly drones over populated areas in four states and beyond the drone operators’ line of sight to survey damage from Hurricane Florence, in a step toward more widespread use 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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