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FAA plans new steps to speed up commercial drone use: sources

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration plans to unveil new steps soon to make it easier for companies to use drone aircraft for specific business operations, according to people with knowledge of the matter. Continue reading

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Drones are Set to Conquer Oregon’s Skies. Are You Ready?

Image: William Anthony Scott Edwards, founder of Portland’s drone hobbyist group, test-flies his craft. In a dusty vacant lot beneath theFremont Bridge, Scott Edwards toggles switches on a bulky controller and watches his drone rise. About two feet across and … Continue reading

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A Future Air-Traffic Control System For Drones Could Use Cellphones

How do you keep small drone aircraft safe in the world’s busiest national airspace? One idea is to have them use cellphone networks to feed data back to an air traffic control system made just for drones. Continue reading

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