The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) posted a rule in the Federal Register requiring small drone owners to display the FAA-issued registration number on an outside surface of the aircraft.
In a move that could further accelerate the unmanned aircraft systems industry, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration today announced a notice of proposed rulemaking for the operation of small UAS over people, as well as another about the safe and secure operations...
Flights were grounded Tuesday at Newark International Airport, one of three major airports servicing greater New York City in the Northeastern U.S., after two drones were spotted flying nearby.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is now using drones to conduct safety inspections of employer facilities—but only if the employer consents.
John S. Ho, an attorney with the law firm of Cozen O'Connor, believes the use of drones in OSHA inspections is likely to increase, and he believes that raises some novel...
Even as new laws have sought to protect privacy rights on the internet, the surveillance potential of drones has exploded with new products and technologies enabling law enforcement to track and identify citizens on an unprecedented scale.
New laws governing the use of drones in the United Kingdom went into effect July 30, codifying restrictions on height, line of sight, proximity to people and buildings and flights near airports.
From drones used to smuggle contraband into prisons to package delivery over water and proposals for carrying human cargo, the rapidly-expanding landscape of drone use and misuse demands updated laws, argues one industry observer.
Things are looking up: drones could soon start delivering medications in medical deserts in the rural U.S. The Federal Aviation Administration approved 10 pilot programs for drone usage in May, including projects that specialize in medical deliveries in San Diego and North Carolina.
Federal officials are pushing drone tracking and identification initiatives as a way to deal with what one called “the clueless, the careless and the criminal.”
Continuing a trend of loosening rules in response to feedback from the private sector, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has given authorization for a Minnesota-based utility to fly drones beyond the operator’s line of sight for energy infrastructure inspections.