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FAA Places New Drone Restrictions on Energy Dept. Facilities

At the request of U.S. national security and law enforcement agencies, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) says it is using its existing authority under...
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NTSB: Drone Operator’s Lack of Knowledge on Rules to Blame for Helicopter Collision

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) determined today the operator of a drone that collided with an U.S. Army helicopter in September failed to...
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Getting a Drone for the Holidays? Aviation Attorney Offers Seven Rules to Keep in...

In preparation for the holiday season, veteran aviation attorney Mark A. Dombroff, an Alexandria, Va.-based shareholder in national law firm LeClairRyan, is urging budding...
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Commercial Drone Alliance, Hogan Lovells Recap Productive UAS Security Event

To facilitate an ongoing, open dialogue about the security issues facing the drone industry, the Commercial Drone Alliance and global law firm Hogan Lovells...
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MSAB, Kovar & Associates Form New Drone Forensics Partnership

MSAB, a provider of forensic technology for mobile device examination, has signed an agreement with Kovar & Associates to work together to expand the...

Researchers Draw Parallel Between Falcon Attack, Takedown of Rogue Drones

Researchers at Oxford University in England have discovered that peregrine falcons steer their attacks using the same control strategies as guided missiles. The findings,...
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DARTdrones Links up With Global Aerospace for UAS Training

DARTdrones, a Scranton, Pa.-based provider of nationwide drone training, is now the exclusive drone training partner of Global Aerospace’s SM4 Safety Program.London-headquartered Global Aerospace...
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FAA Recommends Bright, Reflective Vests for sUAS Pilots

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently released an "information for operators" (InFO) that suggests drone pilots and their crew wear reflective vests during flight...
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Zephyr Drone Simulator Review: A Safe Way to Crash and Learn

 Little Arms Studios, a software company out of Manassas, Va., gave me the chance to try out their Zephyr drone simulator, a step-by-step educational...
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Study Takes In-Depth Look at Midair Collision of Drone and Plane

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Alliance for System Safety of UAS through Research Excellence (ASSURE) have announced the results of a study...

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