Tag: FAA

The number of commercial unmanned aircraft, or drones, in the U.S. is projected to grow tenfold over the next five years, according to the...

On Wednesday this week, President-elect Trump's nominee to head the Department of Transportation, Elaine Chao spoke to the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee about...

As 2016 rounded off, the year marked a significant economic increase in construction projects. Within the first 10 months, the US Census Bureau reported...

WASHINGTON – The Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration has finalized the first operational rules (PDF) for routine commercial use of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS...

This weekend marks celebration of the second International Drone Day!  Public perceptions of drones have greatly shifted since last year.  A year ago many people...

If the FAA reverses itself, and allows commercial drone aircraft to fly over populated areas, what will that look like? Will there be pilot-less...

Nearly all owners of remote-controlled aircraft across the country will have to register hundreds of thousands of drones with the Federal Aviation Administration starting...

Former manager of the FAA’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration Office to advise drone information management software. Portland, OR ­ November 17, 2015 -­ Skyward named...

The federal agency charged with regulating the use of unmanned aerial vehicles has made an Iowa college a research partner. The Federal Aviation Administration has...

North Dakota's unmanned aerial systems test site will test an air traffic control system for drones. NASA awarded the North Dakota Department of Commerce a...

Last month, the Federal Aviation Administration approved its 1,000th commercial drone permit, 998 more than it granted last year at this time. For many in the...

By Stephen M. Rinka, Esq. The advent of the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (“UAV”) age is going to bring changes to society in ways that cannot...

By DANIEL LIPPMAN 2/7/15 9:00 AM EST Drones, long used in actual warfare, are now being deployed in political battles. Campaign advertising gurus are using small versions...

  The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration reached a settlement with the videographer to whom it issued its first fine for reckless drone use, ending a...

via nydailynews.com & c-span Congress has asked the FAA to speed up its process in proposing new regulations that can help companies, such as Amazon, with their commercial...

via usatoday.com WASHINGTON — Four companies won approval Wednesday to fly commercial drones to conduct aerial surveys, monitor construction sites and inspect oil flare stacks, the...

Published by MarkWarner U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) sent the attached letter to the FAA administrator today regarding the agency’s efforts to design effective...

Source: kramerlevin.com via suasnews.com October 27, 2014, the Federal Aviation Administration issued Notice to Airmen (“NOTAM”) No. FDC 4/3621, replacing NOTAM No. FDC 9/5151 from 2009 concerning...

Source: nbcnews There are two main issues confronting the FAA on commercial drone use: safety and privacy issues.  There's concern drones could harm people on the...

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – From a small patch of grass, Taylor Blom smoothly launches his video camera drone over Rosa Parks Circle. Looking like...