Policy & Regulations

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Citing already existing laws, North Royalton, Ohio, Councilman Dan Langshaw has withdrawn his proposed drone bill that he said would have provided “some basic...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

Arizona City Chats with the Public on UAVs in Parks

The City of Tempe, Ariz., is seeking public input on the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in the city’s parks.According to an announcement...

Mizzou’s Journalism School Establishes its Own Drone Guidelines

The University of Missouri’s School of Journalism recently passed its first set of guidelines for the use of drones for students and staff.According to...

Save the Date: FAA Invites Public to Next Drone Advisory Committee Meeting

The next meeting of the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Drone Advisory Committee (DAC) will be held Jan. 31 at the University of Nevada in...

FAA Highlights ‘Revolution and Evolution’ of UAS Industry

“We have to approach our challenges with the same kind of creativity and open-mindedness that is fueling the drone revolution,” said Michael Huerta, FAA administrator, at last week's CES 2017.

New Year Reflections: Shhh, Don’t Say ‘Drone’

It's now 2017. Have we gone beyond the days of avoiding the word "drone" - versus "UAS" or "UAV" - in the commercial and civil industry?

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