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First FAA Approval for Autonomous Flight American Robotic

CEO of American Robotics reflects on first FAA approval of autonomous flight: one year later By Jim Magill One year after the company he leads became the first drone system manufacturer to receive FAA approval to operate an autonomous drone system without human oversight, Reese Mozer, CEO of American Robotics, …

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Waivers and Authorizations: FAA Reps Answer Questions

AUVSI’s North Carolina chapter and DRONELIFE host free webinars and chat rooms monthly, where drone pilots from all over the country can get their questions answered by a panel of experts.  This month, AUVSI NC hosted two representatives from the FAA: UAS Integration Program Manager Michael O’Shea and  Aviation Safety …

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BREAKING NEWS: FAA Announces Proposal – Remote ID for Drones

After several delays, the FAA has announced the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) for Remote ID for drones. Remote identification of drones, and connection of that identification with the operator of the drone, is considered a key component of an unmanned traffic management (UTM) system and enforcing drone rules.  The …

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FAA Seeks “Emergency Action” for Electronic Airspace Authori…

Airspace authorizations for managed airspace have been a big drawback for each pilots and the FAA.  The FAA has now deemed the state of affairs an emergency – and has requested the Office of Management and Budget to forgo among the traditional overview and permit fast implementation of digital airspace …

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Figuring Out State and Local Drone Laws: Where to Find Them …

By EspartacoPalma (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 ] State and Local drone legal guidelines have turn into much more difficult in latest months.  With problems with FAA preemption in query, states are proposing drone rules at a frequently growing price.  Current proposals in Congress which might shield states’ rights to legislate …

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