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The FAA Stance on State Drone Regulation: Preemption is Stil…

News and Commentary.  In a new press release, the FAA has clarified the role of federal and state governments in drone regulation. The FAA has tried many times to emphasize the agency’s authority over the airspace, in a continual – and somewhat unsuccessful – attempt to curb the proliferation of …

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U.S. Sec. Transportation Elaine Chao on “Transformative Tech…

In a conversation with Fortune’s Alan Murray at Fortune’s Brainstorm Tech Conference, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao says that drone integration is a top priority for the department. Chao emphasized, however, the “proper role of government,” which she says is to be a regulator, but not to attempt to …

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Here We Are Again: Congress Pushes Off FAA Reauthorization U…

News and Commentary.  At this level, it’s hardly a shock.  The FAA‘s extension of an extension of an extension has as soon as once more been… prolonged. The present extension was set to expire on the finish of this month, however the spending invoice earlier than the President features a …

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Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao Addresses UAS Symposium…

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao addressed the viewers on the FAA’s UAS Symposium yesterday.  In taped remarks, the Chao advised attendees that operations over individuals, evening flight, and flight past visible line of sight (BVLOS) have been on the way in which.   While stakeholders are involved about security, Chao …

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Commercial Drone Alliance Hosts Domestic Drone Security Seri…

One factor that a lot of the drone business – and regulators – can agree upon is the necessity for clear drone legal guidelines, enacted as rapidly as attainable.  It’s not a straightforward process, and among the many many complicated points that each business and regulators should perceive and tackle …

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Trump’s New Drone Integration Pilot Program: What It Is – an…

President Trump signed a directive as we speak to launch the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration Pilot Program.  The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) says in an announcement that this system will “safely test and validate advanced operations for drones in partnership with state and local governments in select jurisdictions.” …

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The Drone Innovation Act and AirMap’s Support: Good or Bad f…

picture courtesy AirMap News and Commentary. Forums lit up final week with criticism and complaints after main airspace intelligence supplier AirMap launched a letter to a lawmaker in help of the Drone Innovation Act, suggesting that the laws be added to the markup of the latest model of the FAA …

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Who’s Advocating for Drone Operators? CBO’s Collaborate to R…

When it comes to drone laws, the FAA has taken a collaborative strategy, forming stakeholder committees to decide regulation priorities and to advocate frameworks for subjects like UAS ID and Tracking. Large producers and trade teams have donated vital time and sources in the direction of participation on these committees …

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With 4 Days Left, House Fails to Pass FAA Reathorization Ext…

With solely 4 days to go till the present extension expires on September 30, House Democrats blocked a Republican push to fast-track one other FAA extension. The FAA Reathorization Act presently in pressure dates again to 2012, and repeated makes an attempt to strive to substitute it have failed – …

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AUVSI Gives Members a Chance to Speak Up on Hill Day

Industry group AUVSI is looking on members to attend their annual “Hill Day” to voice their assist for unmanned methods. This 12 months’s occasion will probably be held on September 12, and can provide alternatives for conferences with Congressional members and their workers, in addition to a lunchtime panel that …

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