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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