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FAA regulation of UAS

by   -   November 19, 2014

On November 18th of this year the NTSB issued a decision saying that the current federal regulations applying to manned aircraft also apply to UAV or drones. Also, NTSB ruled that the FAA definition of aircraft as “any device … used for flight in the air” applies to “any aircraft, manned or unmanned, large or small.” In essence, this could mean that the flight in the air of a paper plane or a toy wood balsa glider could subject the operator to FAA penalties.

by   -   June 11, 2014

 

 

BP, the oil and energy company, received the first FAA early-use approval to fly Puma UAVs in and around Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. 

by   -   February 7, 2014

Fox CT still of the fatal accident.

Fox CT still of the fatal accident.

A drone operated by a news photographer in Hartford, Conn. is the focus of a new investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration.

by   -   February 4, 2014

Transient

The Federal Aviation Administration has sent at least 17 cease and desist letters to drone operators in the United States since 2012, according to administration records.

by   -   April 12, 2013

AUVSI recently released a report titled The Economic Impact of Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration in the United States. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) currently has heavy restrictions on unmanned aircraft flying in the nation’s airspace. In the report, we explore the economic implications to the United States once these FAA restriction are lifted. Congress has set a September 30th, 2015 deadline for this integration.



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