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Drone Owners Won’t Need Third Party Help With Registration, According to FAA
As the world waits for the FAA to announce details on the upcoming registration that will be required of drone owners (okay, maybe just in my little corner of the world), it seems that outside firms may be looking at a potential money making opportunity.
U.S. Announces Task Force to Create National Drone Registry
By Christmas, all drone owners will be required to register their drones.
Do Not Put Your Lithium ION Batteries In Checked Luggage | New FAA Warning
Next time you fly, remember this warning, and take heed.
Company Faces $1.9 Million Dollar Fine From FAA For Unauthorized Drone Use
The FAA levied a whopping $1.9 million dollar fine against SkyPan International, a company that reportedly conducted 65 flights over congested (and some of the most restrictive) airspace over New York and Chicago.
FAA: Posting Drone Footage On YouTube = Commercial Use?
Apparently, posting your drone footage to YouTube could constitute flying them commercially, at least if the experience of Jayson Hanes is any indication of the FAA’s thoughts.
The Proposed Laws & Regulations For Drones Are Finally Here – Obama & The FAA Weigh In & Speak Out
Finally, there is some clarity on what the regulations will be for drone usage – the good part is you will have a say in what’s final.
Drones and Planes Don’t Mix! Drones Pose Threat to Firefighters
Drone and planes don’t mix! Illegal hobbyist drones have been involved in three wildfires this summer, posing a serious threat to aerial firefighters.
Congressman Violates FAA Rules, Flies Drone at Own Wedding
Do as I say and not as I do…Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney under fire for having a drone shot video for his wedding, clearly prohibited by the FAA, a department he oversees.