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Will Drone Registration Plus Better Enforcement Equal Fewer Bad Eggs?

Betsy Lillian on Dec 17, 2015

According to a Connecticut senator, mandatory UAS registration is a step in the right direction, but the FAA needs to make sure more reckless operators face the consequences of their actions.

Unmanned & Manned Aviation Industries Weigh in on Registration Rulemaking

Betsy Lillian on Dec 15, 2015

Stakeholders from both parties have expressed concerns with the agency’s imposing a $5.00 fee for UAS registrants.

FAA Releases Interim Registration Rules for Unmanned Aircraft

UAO Staff
UAO Staff on Dec 14, 2015

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced the interim final rules regarding registration for small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in the U.S. The agency, which calls the process streamlined, user-friendly and Web-based, says the rules incorporate many of the task [Read More]

Small UAV Coalition: FAA Registration Rules Should Preempt State/Local Requirements

UAO Staff
UAO Staff on Dec 01, 2015

In response to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)-released report of the recommendations for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) registration, the Small UAV Coalition is applauding the effort of the task force’s work in completing the report but is suggesting additional considerations. [Read More]

Drone Registration is Coming! It’s Going to be OK

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Jonathan Evans on Nov 30, 2015

When I first took flight as a 10-year-old from a dirt road in New England, I discovered what generations of pilots have known: The sky is the domain of freedom and adventure, recreation and innovation. To me, there is nothing [Read More]

AMA: Federal Registration Would be ‘Unjustified Burden’ for Model Aircraft

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UAO Staff on Nov 25, 2015

Following the release of the recommendations for the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) drone registration initiative, the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) says it is holding strong to its opinion that the suggestions, as written, would make registration an unnecessary and [Read More]

Drone Registration Rules: The Task Force’s Proposition

Betsy Lillian on Nov 23, 2015

The group’s recommended process – free and Web-based, among other things – is aimed to be “minimally burdensome to consumers and professionals,” according to DJI.

FAA Says Don’t Bother Hiring Drone Registration Companies

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UAO Staff on Nov 17, 2015

After announcing in October that it will require U.S. drone operators to register their aircraft, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is now advising unmanned aircraft system (UAS) users to “think twice” before paying companies to help the operators with the [Read More]

Aviation Subcommittee’s LoBiondo, Larsen Name Priorities for UAS Registration

UAO Staff
UAO Staff on Nov 05, 2015

U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo, R-N.J., and U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen, D-Wash., chairman and ranking member of the aviation subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives, respectively, have outlined what they feel are the top priorities in establishing a national registry [Read More]

FAA Names Who’s Who in New Drone Registration Task Force

UAO Staff
UAO Staff on Oct 29, 2015

Supported by a number of federal agencies, members include representatives from drone manufacturers, manned and unmanned aviation groups, and retailers such as Walmart and Best Buy.