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Monday, Jun 28, 2021

The FAA has launched its long-awaited The Recreational UAS Safety Test (TRUST) program for recreational drone flyers. All recreational flyers must pass an aeronautical knowledge and safety test and provide proof of test passage to the FAA or law enforcement upon request.

Wednesday, Apr 21, 2021
Final FAA rules take effect today for remotely identifying drones and allowing operators of small drones to fly over people and at night under certain conditions.
Monday, Dec 28, 2020

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced final rules for Unmanned Aircraft (UA), commonly known as drones. The new rules will require Remote Identification (Remote ID) of drones and allow operators of small drones to fly over people and at night under certain conditions.

Thursday, Oct 31, 2019

United Parcel Service Inc on Tuesday said it won the U.S. government’s first full approval to operate a drone airline, which gave it a lead in the nascent U.S. drone delivery business over rivals Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc.

Wednesday, Oct 30, 2019

WASHINGTON – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) airspace restrictions over additional national security sensitive locations, effective November 7.

Wednesday, Oct 23, 2019

British clean-tech firm H2GO Power has partnered with Ballard Unmanned Systems in what may be the first-ever test flight of a 3D-printed, hydrogen-powered drone. According to an H2GO Power media release, the flight launched in late August from a test site in Boston.

Friday, Jul 5, 2019

The Fire and Smoke Model Evaluation Experiment is a rare chance for researchers to study a large fire from start to finish.

As flames and smoke rise, an interdisciplinary research team will use drones, radar and other equipment to track how the 900-hectare burn spreads.

Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019

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.

Friday, Jan 25, 2019

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...

Wednesday, Jan 23, 2019

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.

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