Louisville submits application to use drones for gunshot response

This application follows President Donald Trump’s executive order last October directing the FAA to launch the UAS Integration Pilot Program, which allows local governments to apply for a drone “innovation zone.” The city should receive a decision …

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Singer v. Newton: Making Sense of Federal Preemption and Drone Regulation

Young ruled in favor of Dr. Singer in Singer’s lawsuit against the city of Newton, MA (Newton) challenging portions of the city’s local unmanned aircraft systems (UAS or drone … Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Dr. Michael Singer, a Newton …

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Massachusetts Judge Sides With Drone Operator in Federal Preemption Case

Singer, a non-hobbyist, FAA-certified unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) pilot residing in Newton, challenged parts of the city’s drone ordinance, which was enacted on Dec. 19. Specifically, Singer challenged the city’s own registration requirement …

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Air alert – Raleigh plan would limit drones in parks

This campaign, created in partnership with other UAS industry leaders and the FAA, works to put important safety information and flying tips in the hands of newcomers to the hobby across the country. We encourage the City of Raleigh to consider the FAA’s …

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