recreational drone laws

DRONELIFE Exclusive: AMA’s Tyler Dobbs on RID and Recreation…

Photo by Jo Théophile from Pexels The FAA’s proposal for Remote ID for drones appears problematic for the recreational drone community.  Tyler Dobbs, the AMA‘s Director of Government Affairs, says the proposal leaves “no viable options” for hobby flyers.  Dobbs says that without changes, the current proposal will not only …

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AMA Issues Statement on FAA Reauthorization: A “New Chapter”…

The AMA is putting the best face possible on the recently passed FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018. The Academy of Model Aeronautics was vocal in their opposition to the section of the Act which repealed Section 336, which provided protections from new regulation for recreational flyers.  While the AMA has …

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U.S. Senate Passes H.R. 302, FAA Reauthorization Today

The U.S. Senate passed H.R. 302 the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 by a 93-6 vote.  The Act provides funding for the FAA for the next 5 years – and makes major changes to drone regulations. The Senate vote will move the Act on to be signed by President Trump.  …

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The House Passed an FAA Reauthorization Bill, With Two Confl…

News and Commentary.  The U.S. House of Representatives introduced on the finish of final month that they’d handed the 2018 FAA Reauthorization Act by an overwhelming majority: 393 to 13.  This is important information for all stakeholders within the aviation business – many earlier tries to achieve consensus over a …

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The Alliance for Drone Innovation

Manufacturing large DJI has introduced the launch of the Alliance for Drone Innovation (ADI), an effort to broaden the assist for the objectives of the previous Drone Manufacturers Alliance initially shaped 2 years in the past by 3DR, GoPro, DJI and Parrot. The new group will tackle the identical points …

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AMA Releases Statement on Drone Flying Near Commercial Aircr…

The AMA has launched an announcement strongly condemning the drone operator who allegedly flew over a passenger jet touchdown at McCarren International Airport in Las Vegas. The FAA is investigating the incident, which hit the information after the video under was posted on-line.  The drone operator has not but been …

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Japan Eyes Tougher Rules on Drones Over People After Candy D…

By U.S. Navy photograph by Greg Vojtko [Public domain] The Japanese authorities plans to tighten laws on how shut drones might fly to folks after a candy-dropping drone crashed at a November occasion in Gifu. Japanese information supply Yomiuri Shimbun studies that the drone crash injured Three folks.  The roughly …

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