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Kittyhawk unveils the next generation of LAANC

Kittyhawk unveils the next generation of LAANC

Kittyhawk has just announced the completion of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) onboarding process to offer the latest features of Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC). The San Francisco-based company can now offer LAANC 2.0 to its...

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FAA urged to approve drone delivery

FAA urged to approve drone delivery

One of the most substantial areas of growth in the drone industry this year is delivery. An increasing number of unmanned aerial vehicles are being deployed in test markets around the nation, and the world, to deliver medical supplies and food. Benefits including zero...

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Walmart is beating Amazon in the drone patent race

Walmart is beating Amazon in the drone patent race

Drone delivery has taken off this year, no pun intended. Google's Wing was the first company to receive an Air Carrier Certificate from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for drone delivery at the end of April. Amazon recently introduced its Prime Air delivery...

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Amazon unveils its Prime Air delivery drone

Amazon unveils its Prime Air delivery drone

At the end of April, Google's Wing Aviation received the first-ever FAA approval for commercial delivery via drone. It was expected that Uber or Amazon would be the premier company to obtain an Air Carrier Certificate from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)....

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FAA grants approval for flight over people with parachute

FAA grants approval for flight over people with parachute

In a groundbreaking move for the drone industry, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) granted Greely, Colorado-based contractor Hensel Phelps the first-ever waiver to fly over people with the aid of a parachute. This is also the first time the FAA has worked with...

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The FAA adds LAANC to 100+ towers

The FAA adds LAANC to 100+ towers

At the end of last month, on day two of the annual AUVSI XPONENTIAL conference, the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Acting Deputy Administrator, Carl Burleson, stated in a keynote that 109 air traffic control (ATC) towers would soon offer Low Altitude...

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