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FAA Issues Drones Rules for Safety

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued final rules for unmanned aircrafts (or drones) for remote identification and the operation of drones at night and above people. The Remote Identification Rule (Remote ID Rule)  will allow operators of small drones to fly over people and at night under certain conditions. The FAA hopes that these rules … Continue Reading

FAA Announces Certification of Commercial Package Delivery

We recently posted about the status of delivery by drone. Now, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded the first air carrier certification to a drone delivery company, Wing Aviation. Wing Aviation will begin commercial package delivery in Blacksburg, Virginia. U.S. Secretary of Transportation, Elaine L. Chao, said, “This is an important step forward for … Continue Reading

U.S. Drone Registration Celebrates the 1 Million Mark

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently announced that the total number of drones now registered has surpassed one million. That one million registration figure includes 878,000 drone hobbyists, who receive only one registration number for all the drones that they own—which means they likely own more than one, and that 878,000 number means there are … Continue Reading
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