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Drone operator cited for using unmanned aerial vehicle in no-fly zone

A California man was cited this week after allegedly flying a drone in a restricted flight zone to capture active lava flow activity in the Puna area, officials confirmed Thursday. Huawen Wu, 38, of San Jose, was cited by a … Continue reading

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Measure Protecting US Drone Manufacturing Advances In Congress

Congressional committee has approved a measure, drafted by US Sen. Chris Murphy, directing the U.S. government to buy domestic-made drones following warnings that unmanned aerial vehicles manufactured by a Chinese company are spying on the U.S. The Senate Appropriations Committee … Continue reading

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FAA-assigned identification number may soon be required to be visible on the outside of your drone

Earlier this month U.S. aviation regulators quietly filed a new proposed rule that would require recreational drone pilots to place their government assigned drone identification number on the outside of their aircraft. Currently, the roughly one million recreational drone pilots … Continue reading

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DOT Approves Ten Pilot Projects for Advanced Drone Operations

On Wednesday, May 9, 2018, Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao announced the selection of ten proposals from a field of 149 applications submitted jointly by industry and government entities to conduct advanced drone operations under the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) … Continue reading

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