FAA, NASA, Amazon, Boeing, GE, and Google working together on Drone Air Traffic Management

The FAA, NASA, other federal partner agencies, and industry are collaboratively exploring concepts of operation, data exchange requirements, and a supporting framework to enable multiple beyond visual line-of-sight UAS operations at low altitudes (under …

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FAA to Expand Automated Drone Airspace Authorization System Tests

13. The LAANC is designed to facilitate near real-time airspace authorization request processing to allow compliance with the FAA’s Part 107 small drone regulation for UAS operations in areas managed by an air traffic facility. System feasibility …

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2018 Legislative Proposals Impacting Drone Operations

Highlights include: Michigan, which preempted local regulation of UAV/UAS operations but proposes to allow Mackinac Island to fully regulate them. Nebraska has proposed comprehensive regulations that would criminalize, among other things, the operation of …

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CNN receives waiver to fly UAS over people, delivery UAS, and autonomous wireless charging

The FAA has granted CNN a “first-of-its-kind Part 107 waiver” that allows the media organization to fly a small UAS over people. Considered an industry milestone, this waiver, for the first time, permits real-world UAS operations over people, giving CNN …

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CNN drones approved: FAA issues first waiver to network for news above crowds

The network that Mr. Trump has called “fake news” has been granted the first FAA waiver to use unmanned aerial systems … “This waiver signifies a critical step forward not only for CNN’s UAS operations, but also the commercial UAS industry …

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