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FAA Works with Florida Drone Operators to Speed Hurricane Recovery

After the widespread devastation Hurricane Irma wreaked on Florida last weekend, unmanned aircraft – more popularly, drones – have been invaluable in supporting response and recovery efforts in the...

Air Traffic Control privatization checklist

Well done AOPA! We whole heartedly endorse their position. I find myself getting increasingly annoyed by special interest groups with little to no actual in field RPA experience telling us what...

The FAA did not enforce any action based on pilot registry...

One more feather in John Taylor's cap. If you have been following this saga closely. Especially on Facebook, you will know that some folks are claiming that the FAA...

Consortiq Becomes Part of the FAA Assure Program

UAS and drone experts, Consortiq, have officially become part of Assure, the FAA’s center for excellence in UAS research. The move marks a significant step for Consortiq, already established as...
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FAA Statement Regarding US Court of Appeals Decision

We are carefully reviewing the U.S. Court of Appeals decision as it relates to drone registrations. The FAA put registration and operational regulations in place to ensure that drones are...

FAA releases registered private drone owner database

In total 241 people have registered to use drones weighing between .55 and 55lbs in postcode 75070 Mc Kinney, Texas! The Texas postcode is at the top of the...
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FAA- ADS-B Airspace

Starting January 1, 2020, you must be equipped with ADS-B Out to fly in most controlled airspace. Download the Equip ADS-B Google Earth map to look at the location of...

ASSURE UAS Ground Collision Severity Evaluation Final Report

What could happen if a drone hit a person on the ground? What's the risk of serious injury? Can those risks be reduced? Although the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) can't...
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FAA Will Open More Airspace for UAS Ops

Matt Fanelli Senior Manager for Strategy at Skyward One of the most staggering statistics that the Federal Aviation Administration revealed at a recent UAS Symposium was that businesses submit more...

Altitude Angel Early visibility of the 133 new U.S. FAA Security...

From 14th April, the U.S. FAA will introduce 133 'Security Sensitive Restrictions', applicable to drones. These sites are immediately available for our community to view within our mobile apps...