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FAA’s New Rules Proposal Only the First Step Towards Regulation

The DOT and FAA released their proposed New Rules for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems on Sunday, a first step in specific regulation for UASs or drones. The proposed rules still need to experience a period of public commentary before being enacted, after which they will receive further refinement...

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Top 5 Things you Need to Know about Drones and the Law

If you want to fly your drone for commercial purposes you must obtain an FAA airworthiness certificate and exemption. In February of 2007, the FAA published a federal register notice that delineated the separate uses of UASs, unmanned aircraft systems, and the regulations concerning each category...

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The Widening Regulation Gap for Commercial Drones

The Widening Regulation Gap for Commercial Drones

Drone technology evolves fast, and if this year's CES is any indication, fully automated UAV systems are near. From parachutes to crash avoidance systems, manufacturers demoed their efforts to improve the safety, reduce human error, and automate flight functions at the show last week. With all the...

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Linux Launches Open-Source Platform for Drones

The Linux Foundation, along with leading technology companies, has launched an open-source software initiative for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). The Dronecode Project is designed to bring resources and tools to developers in order to help them innovate and advance affordable and reliable...

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Airware Receives Investment from GE Ventures

Airware, creator of a hardware, software, and cloud services platform for commercial drone development and operation, announced today it has raised a strategic investment from GE Ventures, the investment arm of GE. GE and Airware will work together to identify ways that Airware's platform can help...

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DJI Set To Reveal 4K Ready Follow Up to the Phantom Drone

In its teaser, DJI sets the tone for an epic reveal with a Christopher Nolan style film score, and filmic quality aerial video. As a sequel to its popular Phantom series, DJI plans to reveal its latest product, the Inspire 1 on November 12. Excited to see what DJI has next, enthusiasts have...

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