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New regulations for drones in Canada

Recreational drone users in Canada face new restrictions on where and when they can fly their remote-controlled devices, under new rules being announced today by Transportation Minister Marc Garneau.The rules, which...

Why it’s a big deal that commercial drones flew around the Atlanta airport

Experts say the approval indicates that as the drone market matures, the FAA is more willing to consider broader applications for the new technology.“It’s a very big deal," said Jim Williams,...
A French army falconer works with a golden eagle as part of a military training for combat against drones in Mont de Marsan French Air Force base. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Eagle vs Drone

France says it is ready to use a squadron of four specially trained golden eagles, besides jamming or GPS blocking equipment, to neutralise drones following recent reports that Islamic State used...

Australia’s CASA teams up with Drone Complier to develop their official “Can I fly...

The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) has teamed up with specialist company to develop a smartphone, tablet and web-based app to help drone flyers fly safely and responsibly.The app, called ‘Can I...

Pine Knob release drone policy

Southeast Michigan Ski resort Pine Knob has put down on paper what it expects of drone users this winter.Not the first ski mountain to lay down the law.Out of safety concerns...

Drones are banned from today’s presidential inauguration

Washington, DC was designated a no-fly zone after the September 11 terrorist attacks, but the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently reminded folks who are attending today’s presidential inauguration to leave their...

State Drone Laws: Learn How to Fly Legally Wherever You Are

Despite the FAA’s warning that state and local drone regulations would create an industry-stifling “patchwork quilt” of regulations, new drone ordinances, regulations, and laws continue to be introduced across the country....

FAA Authorizations and Waivers: 3 Big Questions (And the Answers)

The enactment of Part 107 late this summer regularized commercial drone operation in the US. For drone operators who are working in remote areas at a distance from airports and entirely...

Important Information about U.S. Drone Laws this Holiday Season

Check out today’s post on drone safety during the holidays from James Mackler of the Frost Brown Todd law group. James holds a commercial pilot certificate, and advises businesses on the...

FAA Lacks a Risk-Based Oversight Process for Civil Unmanned Aircraft Systems

The growing demand for civil Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) operations presents new safety oversight challenges for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Using an authority granted by Congress, FAA has approved over...

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London Gatwick drone near miss ‘put 130 lives at risk’

A drone which passed over the right wing of a large passenger jet near London Gatwick "put 130 lives at risk," a pilot has...