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FAA Grants Waiver for Over-People Drone Flights with Parachute

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued Hensel Phelps Construction Co. a Part 107 waiver to operate a parachute-equipped DJI Phantom 4...
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Mark Aitken Joins DJI’s D.C. Advocacy Team

DJI has welcomed Mark Aitken to its Washington, D.C.-based advocacy team as director of U.S. legislative affairs.Prior...

FAA Expands Airspace Access for Remote Pilots Through LAANC

On May 23, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) added more than 100 control towers and airports to the hundreds of FAA air...
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New Chair, Members at Federal Drone Advisory Committee

Elaine L. Chao, secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation, has formally announced new appointments to the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Drone...

FAA Announces Changes for Recreational Drone Operators

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has implemented changes for recreational drone flyers, as mandated by Congress in the FAA Reauthorization Act of...
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U.S. Sen. Wicker Talks UAS Progress at Hearing

On May 8, U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss. - chairman of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee - convened a hearing...

U.S. Senators Urge FAA to Move Forward on Remote ID

U.S. Sens. Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., and John Thune, R-S.D., are calling on the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to swiftly publish a...
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FAA Predicts Future UAS Growth

In its latest aerospace forecast, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) highlights what it calls the "phenomenal growth" of the small unmanned aircraft...
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UAS Industry Responds to Proposed FAA Rules

Unmanned aircraft system (UAS) industry stakeholders have provided feedback on the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) proposed rules for routinely flying drones at...
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California Resolution Supports Know Before You Fly Campaign

Know Before You Fly, an initiative to promote the safe and responsible use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), is praising the California...

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