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FEMA Funds Drone Compliance Initiative for National Fire Protection Association

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has received just shy of $1 million in Fire Prevention and Safety Grant money from the Federal Emergency Management Agency...

FAA: No Drones at the World Series

For the safety of baseball fans attending the World Series, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has established a "No Drone Zone" for...

Michigan PSC Seeks Members for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Task Force

The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) is accepting recommendations for nominees for two seats on a state task force that develops statewide...
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UPS Secures Milestone FAA Approval for Drone Deliveries

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded air carrier and operator certification to UPS Flight Forward Inc., the recently launched unmanned aircraft...

Bill Seeks to Prohibit U.S. Government from Buying Chinese Drones

A number of U.S. senators recently introduced a bill that seeks to ban the U.S. government from purchasing drones manufactured in countries...

FAA Announces National Drone Safety Awareness Week

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is launching its first-ever National Drone Safety Awareness Week, running Nov. 4-10.During the weeklong...

FAA Loosens Restrictions on UAS Flights Over Some Federal Sites

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) says it is working to minimize the impact of restrictions on drone operators flying near select federal facilities.

FAA Reminds Public That Weaponized Drones are Illegal

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a reminder that it is illegal to operate a drone with a dangerous weapon attached.

FAA Requests Input on Tests for Recreational Drone Flying

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a request for information (RFI) seeking stakeholder input on the creation of a new aeronautical...

Dickson Officially Sworn in as FAA Administrator

Stephen M. Dickson was sworn in on Monday by U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao as the 18th administrator of the Federal...

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