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Free ‘UAS Pilots Code’ Rolled out in Support of Increased Drone Safety

In an effort to increase drone flight safety, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University faculty specializing in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) recently helped draft a comprehensive UAS...
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Former AUVSI Gov. Relations Head Mark Aitken Joins Law Firm Akin Gump

Washington, D.C.-based law firm Akin Gump has announced that Mark A. Aitken II, the former director of government relations at the Association for Unmanned...
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The Drone Industry in 2018: A Forecast for Key Regulatory Developments

The U.S. commercial drone industry has every reason to be optimistic for 2018 – cautiously optimistic, that is – as it remains likely that...
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U.S. Drone Registration Celebrates 1 Million Milestone

The total number of drones now registered with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has now surpassed one million, as announced on Wednesday by U.S....
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Elwell Takes Over For Huerta As FAA Administrator

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Deputy Administrator Dan Elwell has taken over for Administrator Michael Huerta, whose term has now expired.According to the FAA, Huerta...
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FAA Releases UAS Remote ID, Tracking Report; Groups Dissent

The Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Identification and Tracking Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC), chartered by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in June, has submitted its...
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FAA Places New Drone Restrictions on Energy Dept. Facilities

At the request of U.S. national security and law enforcement agencies, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) says it is using its existing authority under...
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NTSB: Drone Operator’s Lack of Knowledge on Rules to Blame for Helicopter Collision

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) determined today the operator of a drone that collided with an U.S. Army helicopter in September failed to...
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Getting a Drone for the Holidays? Aviation Attorney Offers Seven Rules to Keep in...

In preparation for the holiday season, veteran aviation attorney Mark A. Dombroff, an Alexandria, Va.-based shareholder in national law firm LeClairRyan, is urging budding...
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Hobbyist Drone Registration Is Officially Back

Let's try this again: Today, President Donald Trump signed into law the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018, which includes a...

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