Policy & Regulations

House Unanimously OKs FAA Extension Bill

The U.S. House of Representatives has unanimously approved the bipartisan Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) authorization bill, the FAA Extension, Safety, and Security Act of...

House, Senate Come to Agreement on FAA Reauthorization

Leaders of the House and Senate say the FAA Extension, Safety, and Security Act of 2016, which includes several drone-related provisions, offers "much-needed stability for our aviation system through September 2017."

Drone Alliance Europe: We Don’t Want a Patchwork of Rules Either

Drone Alliance Europe (DAE) is reiterating its call for a single, fully harmonized and proportionate set of European Union-wide rules on the operation of...

FAA Offers Study Guide for Commercial UAS Operator Test

Want to prepare for your upcoming remote pilot certificate exam? The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has compiled a list of sample questions to be...

Drone Bill Targeting ‘High-Tech Peeping Toms’ Moves Forward in Pa.

In an effort to "keep up with today's technology," Rep. Jeff Pyle is looking to bring criminal penalties upon UAS operators who knowingly conduct surveillance on private property.

Coalition: Drone Rules Not In Part 107 That We Need in FAA Reauthorization

In a letter to U.S. House and Senate committee leaders, the Small UAV Coalition is urging the passage of several unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)-related...

UAS Rulemaking Now in Federal Register; Will Go into Effect Aug. 29

The Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) final rulemaking for small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) made its way to the Federal Register today and will officially...

FAA’s Final Drone Rule: Did the Agency Get It Right?

There's finally a set of rules under which to operate UAS commercially, but the work toward full integration into airspace is not complete by any means.

‘Not Guilty’ Verdict Reached in Los Angeles Drone Ordinance Case

A jury has returned a unanimous "not guilty" verdict in favor of Arvel Chappell III, the first person charged under the City of Los...

The Wait Is Over: Here Are Your Final Drone Rules

The FAA's long-awaited rules governing the commercial use of drones have finally been revealed and will go into effect later this summer.

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