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Government Shutdown Postpones FAA UAS Symposium

The fourth annual FAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Symposium, scheduled for Feb. 12-14 in Baltimore, has been postponed due to the government...

Feds Propose UAS Rules for Night, Over-People Flights

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has proposed new rules for flying unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) at night and over people, announced...

Transport Canada Unveils New Drone Regulations

Transport Canada has announced a new set of rules for operating drones.Today, Marc Garneau, minister of transport,...
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PA Adopting Drone Law on Preemption, ‘Peeping Tom’

A new drone law regarding privacy invasions and the prohibition of local drone regulations will soon take effect in Pennsylvania.

ANSI Publishes Standardization Roadmap for UAS

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has published its Standardization Roadmap for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Version 1.0).The...

FAA Seeks Candidates for Drone Advisory Committee

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is seeking candidates to serve on its Drone Advisory Committee (DAC), which is designed to provide an...
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Drones Force Gatwick Closure: Is U.S. Equipped to Handle Similar Situation?

Although we would rather be writing about the U.K.’s first drone delivery using 4G networks earlier this week – both groundbreaking and...

AMA Names Chad Budreau Executive Director

The Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) has named Chad Budreau its new executive director. Budreau held the position on...
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FAA Taps Jay Merkle to Lead UAS Integration

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has appointed a new executive director of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) integration, Jay Merkle, who currently serves as deputy...

FAA: LAANC is Thriving

The Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) nationwide deployment of the Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC) has exceeded all of the program’s original objectives,...

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