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Commercial Drone Regulations Reportedly Poised For FAA Approval

Based on a leaked FAA document, Forbes, the NY Times and other news outlets today are are reporting that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is about to approve favorable rules for the commercial use of drones, UAS or UAV. However, it should

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Safe Drone Usage Legislation to Create Safe Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Policies By FAA

Congressional Legislation Urges the Federal Aviation Administration to Create Safe Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) policies Feb. 05, 2015 Murkowski, Young Introduce Bicameral Bills Pushing for Safe Drone Usage Senator Lisa Murkowski and Congressman Don Young announced companion legislation in both chambers

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Grants Eight More UAS Exemptions

FAA Grants Eight More UAS Exemptions The Federal Aviation Administration has granted eight more regulatory exemptions for commercial use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) operations, bringing the total number of exemption grants to 24.

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US DOT To Release Operation and Certification of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) Rules This Week

New Operation and Certification of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) Rules For Commercial Use Is imminent The United States Department of Transportation (DOT) issued a monthly update of proposed rulemaking to release the long-awaited Operation and Certification of Small Unmanned Aircraft

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FAA Grants Real Estate, Agricultural UAS Exemptions

January 6– The Federal Aviation Administration today granted two regulatory exemptions for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) operations, including the first for real estate photography. The agency gave the exemptions to Douglas Trudeau with Tierra Antigua Realty in Tucson, AZ, and

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FAA Announces Virginia Tech UAS Test Site Now Operational

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Announces Virginia Tech UAS Test Site Now Operational Research in Virginia, New Jersey and Maryland to benefit technology development WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration today announced that the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and

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Busting Myth #4 About The FAA and Unmanned Aircraft

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) published a list Busting Myths about the FAA and Unmanned Aircraft to discuss misconceptions and misinformation about Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) regulations. As UAS, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) or drones, if you will, become ever more

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Busting Myth #3 About The FAA and Unmanned Aircraft

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) published a list Busting Myths about the FAA and Unmanned Aircraft to discuss misconceptions and misinformation about Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) regulations. As UAS, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) or drones, if you will, become ever more

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Busting Myth #2 About The FAA and Unmanned Aircraft

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) published a list Busting Myths about the FAA and Unmanned Aircraft to discuss misconceptions and misinformation about Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) regulations. As UAS, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) or drones, if you will, become ever more

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Busting Myth #1 About The FAA and Unmanned Aircraft

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) published a list Busting Myths about the FAA and Unmanned Aircraft to discuss misconceptions and misinformation about Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) regulations. As UAS, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) or drones, if you will, become ever more

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Commercial Drones Legal (For Now)

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:56 — 4.5MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSThis news is republished from the Professional Land Surveyor Newsletter, which you can read and subscribe to here »»http://eepurl.com/PUWDP Judge Rules Commercial Drone Use Legal

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Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Selects Six Sites for Unmanned Aircraft Research

After a rigorous 10-month selection process involving 25 proposals from 24 states, the Federal Aviation Administration has chosen six unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) research and test site operators across the country. In selecting the six test site operators, the FAA

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FAA Announces Request for Proposals For Unmanned Aircraft Systems Research and Test Sites

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WASHINGTON – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today solicited proposals from state and local governments, eligible universities and other public entities to develop six unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) research and test sites around the country. Through the FAA Modernization and

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Congress Told LightSquared Network Would Cripple GPS Air Traffic Navigation System

Chairman Thomas Petri's Opening Statement at GPS Hearing

THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON AVIATION HEARING EXAMINES GPS USE IN AVIATION INDUSTRY On Wednesday, February 8, The Subcommittee on Aviation held a hearing to review of issues associated with protecting and improving our nation’s aviation satellite-based global positioning system infrastructure. Here’s are

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Defense Department Seeks to Protect GPS Operations Against LightSquared Network

Defense Department Seeks to Protect GPS Operations By Elaine Sanchez American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2011 – Defense Department officials are raising concerns that a company’s proposed wireless broadband network would cause harmful interference to essential Global Positioning

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