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UAV Test Flights Expected to Commence in Nevada by May

Test flights of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are expected to begin in Nevada by May. Last month, the state was selected by the Federal...

State Representatives Propose UAV Privacy Bill in New Hampshire

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and privacy are on the agenda for the New Hampshire state legislature. Two Republican state representatives, Neal Kurk and Joe...

FAA Aims to Form Center of Excellence for UAS Research

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is hoping to create a center of excellence for unmanned aerial system (UAS) research, perhaps during fiscal year 2015....

Washington State Legislature Looks at UAV Privacy Bill

The Washington state legislature considered a bill on Thursday regarding privacy and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). State Rep. Jeff Morris, D-Mount Vernon, introduced the...

Senate Commerce Committee Holds Hearing on UAS Industry Development

The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation held a hearing Wednesday to examine the growth of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) in the...

Alaska Task Force Releases UAS Report to State Legislature

The Legislative Task Force on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) has released an interim report to the Alaska legislature. Last month, the University of Alaska...

Bill Regulating Use of UAVs Introduced in Massachusetts Legislature

A bill aiming to regulate the usage of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) has been filed in the Massachusetts state legislature. The bill, 'An Act...

AMA, FAA to Work Together on Operation of Model Aircraft

The Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) have entered into an agreement establishing the platform upon which the AMA and...

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Conducting UAV Test Flights

Having been appointed a test site operator by the Federal Aviation Administration, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is moving forward with its research on unmanned...

New Jersey Bill Requires Warrant for Police Usage of UAVs

The New Jersey state Assembly has approved a bill requiring law enforcement agencies to get a warrant before using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to...

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