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CNN will use drones for reporting

"Our aim is to get beyond hobby-grade equipment and to establish what options are available and workable to produce high quality video journalism," CNN

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 Evaluates Drone Detection Systems Around Denver

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) that enter the protected airspace around airports can pose serious threats to safety. The FAA is coordinating with our government and industry partners to evaluate technologies that...

The Part 107 Certificate Test: Industry Asks FAA for Changes

The Small UAV Coalition – an drone industry group promoting safety and innovation – has published a letter addressed to FAA Administrator Michael Huerta asking for clarification and some changes to...

The U.S. Is Changing Its Drone Rules Again

Flying a drone in the U.S. is tricky. Thanks to regulations passed two years ago there are a number of new rules that all drone pilots have to abide by. These...
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Commercial drone permission comes with strings attached

"The FAA is taking an incremental approach to safe UAS integration" Federal Aviation Administration permission to fly a drone comes with strings attached. On Jan. 5, Douglas Trudeau was granted an exemption...
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FAA considering new drone registration rules

The Department of Transportation is reviewing whether the FAA has the authority to require drones be registered at their point of sale, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx told CBS News on Friday. "That's...

It Seems a Chinese Missile Drone Just Crashed in Nigeria

The wreckage of an armed drone turned up in northeast Nigeria on Tuesday near the epicenter of the West African country’s violent Islamist insurgency. The drone looks Chinese. And that’s a very...
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Google, Amazon Help Defeat California Drone Legislation Limiting Flights

The drone legislation was designed to avoid peeping Toms. Google and Amazon have helped to halt a California bill that might have grounded their ambitious drone programs. California Governor Jerry Brown vetoed the latest...

Drone Flies Through Congressional Hearing

The House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology was treated to a rather unusual demonstration during a Wednesday hearing: A small drone flew around the room. Colin Guinn, an executive with...

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First Manned Flight Of Electric Backpack Helicopter

This weird-looking manned drone has only two huge rotors that have approximately three feet (90 cm) in diameter. As explained on the CopterPack website,...
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