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Regulations will facilitate integration of small UAS into U.S. aviation system

The Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration today proposed a framework of regulations that would allow routine use of certain small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in today’s aviation system, while maintaining flexibility to accommodate future technological innovations. Continue reading

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No Firm Date For UAV Rules As FAA, Industry Launch Safety Campaign

The action comes as industry awaits the FAA’s first attempt to formally regulate the burgeoning sector with new rules for commercial applications of small unmanned air systems (UAS), defined as weighing less than 55 lb. Continue reading

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Congress Wants to Know the FAA’s Plans for Commercial Drones

The FAA’s plans to release rules for using commercial drone rules has a lot of people wondering what the FAA is thinking, and now Congress would like to hear directly about what people can expect when the rules, due next September, arrive. Continue reading

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U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces FAA Exemptions for Commercial UAS Movie and TV Production

Six Companies Can Now Fly Small UAS Following FAA-approved Safety Procedures   WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced that the Federal Aviation Administration has granted regulatory exemptions to six aerial photo and video production companies, the first … Continue reading

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Drones Over Kenya and South Africa?

Similar to the growing U.S. interest in exploring civilian uses of unmanned aircraft systems (“UAS”), efforts are underway across the African continent to deploy UAS in innovative ways such as protecting wildlife, expanding internet connectivity to isolated communities, and delivering humanitarian aid.  In Kenya, Dickens Olewe … Continue reading

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The Federal Aviation Administration Develop Unmanned Aircraft Systems

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced the selection of the six public entities that will develop unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) research and test sites around the country. Continue reading

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