Policy & Regulations

Congressional Hearing Highlights Technology Needed for UAS Integration

A congressional hearing held at the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) William J. Hughes Technical Center (Tech Center) underlined the role advanced technology will play...

Washington State Legislature Passes UAV Bill

Legislation that puts regulations in place for government use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in Washington state has passed the Senate with a 46-1...

Following Court Ruling, Company to Resume UAV Flower Deliveries

In response to a recent ruling by a federal judge that could open U.S. airspace to the commercial use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs),...

Judge Strikes Down FAA Fine, Clouds UAS Regulations

In a ruling that could have far-reaching implications in regards to the commercial use of unmanned aerial systems (UAS), a judge has dismissed a...

Does the FAA Actually Have Authority to Regulate UAVs?

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) may not have the legal authority to regulate unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Although the agency currently requires operators to...

New York Representative Lands Spot on Aviation Subcommittee

U.S. Rep. Richard Hanna, R-N.Y., has been appointed to the Aviation Subcommittee by House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster, R-Pa. The Aviation...

UAV Police Bill Heads to Full Senate in Utah

A Senate committee in Utah has given its approval to advance to the full state Senate legislation that would regulate police usage of unmanned...

FAA Signs Off on Hawaiian University’s UAV Use

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted the University of Hawaii at Hilo (UH-Hilo) a certificate of authorization to use an unmanned aerial vehicle...

Connecticut Lawmakers Aim to Regulate Flights Under 400 Feet

State legislators in Connecticut held a public hearing on Monday regarding a bill that would regulate unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) flights below 400 feet....

UAS Test Site Irks New Jersey Community

Residents of Warren Grove, N.J., have voiced privacy concerns in regards to an unmanned aerial system (UAS) test site that will be moving in...

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