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FAA Prohibits Drone Flights Above Federal Prisons, US Coast Guard Bases

Drones will be prohibited from flying over federal prisons and Coast Guard facilities under flight restrictions the Federal Aviation Administration announced Tuesday. Prison officials have long worried about people flying remote-controlled aircraft over prison yards to drop drugs, weapons or … Continue reading

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US, European Air-Safety Agencies Follow Different Paths on Drone Regulation

Europe’s commercial-drone industry likely faces slower growth and tighter initial safety restrictions than U.S. operators, based on comments by the head of the European Aviation Safety Agency … https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-european-air-safety-agencies-follow-different-paths-on-drone-regulation-1529701210 Wall Street Journal | June 22, 2018

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Federal Aviation Administration drone rules ‘overly strict,’ new report says

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is taking an “overly conservative” approach to integrating drones into the national airspace, according to a report requested by Congress and released Monday by the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine(NASEM). The agency “tends … Continue reading

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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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