Aviation coalition urges Congress to allow for full FAA regulation of UAS

(ALPA) – The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), Airlines for America (A4A), and the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) called on Congress to reverse legislation that limits the ability of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA …

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Alpa Laboratories : , A4A, NATCA Urge Congress to Allow Full FAA Regulation of All UAS

The current restriction by Congress has limited the FAA ‘s ability to fully regulate UAS to the point that safety of the national airspace is at risk. “Small drones are very difficult to visually acquire by pilots in flight or by air traffic controllers in …

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Drone/Aircraft Encounters Prompt Call for Tighter Regulations

Airlines, pilots, and air traffic controllers are calling on Congress to give the FAA full authority to regulate so-called hobby unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), or drones, following a highly publicized incident earlier this month in which a drone flew …

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Intel drones light up Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 Opening Ceremony

as it has received increasing demand for UAS flight services from the business and government sectors since 2016, when the FAA began allowing corporations to use UAS for commercial purposes. According to PrecisionHawk, a network of professional UAS …

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Before You Pull the Trigger: The Legal Implications of Shooting Down a Drone

There is no shortage of counter-UAS technology on the market, should you want to look for something beyond the old-fashioned shotgun, but the question of legality should be considered well before you take aim. The FAA considers unmanned aircraft of any …

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