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How to Move Drone Industry Forward Under New Trump Order

The Commercial Drone Alliance has proposed a way to keep the industry thriving under the White House’s recent executive order of “Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs.”

FAA’s Drone Advisory Committee Comes Together for Another Meeting

According to the Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics, the committee met to “consider three tasks aimed at gaining a consensus-based set of resolutions for issues regarding the efficiency and safety of integrating UAS into the NAS."

Utah Rep. Proposes Jail Time for ‘Harassing’ Livestock with UAS

A Republican congressman in Utah has proposed a bill to deter unmanned aircraft system (UAS) pilots from “harassing” livestock.According to the text of the...

UAS Groups Ready to Work with New Transportation Secretary Chao

The U.S. Senate has confirmed Elaine Chao as the next secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation; she will succeed Anthony Foxx.Brian Wynne, president...

Industry Has Some Concerns About Orlando’s Own Drone Rules

The city has approved an ordinance that restricts unmanned aircraft system operations in many different zones, including within 500 feet of parks, schools, and events with more than 1,000 attendees.

There’s Already a Law for That: City Councilman Cancels Proposed Drone Ordinance

Citing already existing laws, North Royalton, Ohio, Councilman Dan Langshaw has withdrawn his proposed drone bill that he said would have provided “some basic...

‘Fair Hunting’ Drone Legislation Proposed in Minnesota

A new law regarding the use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) has been proposed in the Minnesota State Legislature.According to the text of the...

Commercial Drone Pilots: The FAA Has Made Some Changes You Should Know About

If you've been approved under Section 333 to operate unmanned aircraft systems over people, you might be doing it illegally now.

S.D. Bill Would Exempt Drone Owners from State Registration

By a vote of 7-0, South Dakota’s Senate Transportation Committee has voted yes on a measure that would exempt unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) operators...

FAA Reminds Public of Inauguration Flight Restrictions

It’s probably a no-brainer, but the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is reminding the public that Washington, D.C., is a strict no-drone zone for this...

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