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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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Hampton Police & Fire Departments Using Drones to Keep Citizens Safe

Drones are getting more familiar. There’s the whir, the buzz, the speed and then the bird’s eye view. The technology is making its way into police and fire departments across the country, including Hampton. “Ultimately our entire premise of the … Continue reading

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UAV operators: You’re sharing airspace with ag aviators

With more than 1 million unmanned aerial vehicles registered with the Federal Aviation Administration, it is vitally important for UAV operators to be aware of the ag aircrafts they are sharing airspace with this growing season. A vast majority of … 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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