Airline groups call on US Congress to regulate drones

That section, called the Special Rule for Model Aircraft, prohibits FAA from regulating model aircraft, including small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), that are flown for hobby or recreation. “The restriction by Congress has limited the FAA’s ability …

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New courses on drones take flight at Anne Arundel Community College

People interested in commercial applications must first pass a FAA test. Annapolis resident and former Air Force … Sinclair has a National UAS Training and Certification Center and has been working in the drone industry for a decade, Palm said.

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Drone dive-bombs an airliner, spurs calls to tighten regulations

According to Bloomberg, the letter urges lawmakers to remove legislative restrictions that have been placed on the FAA that limit its safety oversight of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), saying that “The likelihood that a drone will collide with an …

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