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FAA Makes Major Drone ID Marking Change

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has 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. Owners and operators may no longer place or write registration numbers in an interior compartment. ...

Vantage Robotics Snap Gets FAA Waiver For Operations Over Rutherford County, Tennesee

Vantage is excited to announce that the FAA has granted another waiver for using Snap in commercial operations over people. The Part 107.39 waiver granted to Rutherford County, Tennesee is a landmark first for a county government in the United States. Ordinarily, the FAA prohibits ...

New Power Pack For Rugo™ Drone Light Meets FAA Night UAV Requirements

FoxFury Lighting Solutions announces a new rechargeable Quick Swap® Power Pack with Strobe for the Rugo™ Drone & Camera Light. This new Power Pack is most useful for drone (UAV or sUAS) night operations as it fulfills the FAA FAR 107.29requirements for dusk, dawn, and night ...

UAS Automated Flight Approval Expanding to 500 Airports

The march to integrate unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into the National Airspace System (NAS) continues. In early March, the FAA announced that it was expanding beta testing of its automated Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC), begun in November, to 300 air traffic ...

New FAA Committee Report Recommends Best Way To Identify Drones

DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, welcomes today’s release of a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)committee report on technology to identify drones in flight, clearing the way for drones to be used in new beneficial ways. The report recommends that ...

President Trump Just Signed Mandatory Drone Registration Back Into Law

Back in May, a US federal court ruled that personal drones don’t need to be registered as part of the FAA’s mandatory drone registration program. That just changed: President Trump just signed a defense policy bill that restores the requirement that all recreational drone owners register ...

CNN Receives Breakthrough Part 107 Waiver for Operations Over People

CNN has received a first-of-its-kind Part 107 waiver from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to fly a small unmanned aircraft system (UAS) over people.  This approval represents an industry milestone, as this new waiver for the first time will enable real-world UAS operations over people. ...

Daedalus Drone Services Awarded Airspace Waiver for Commercial Operations in Boston’s Restricted Airspace

After months of review, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently awarded Daedalus Drone Services with unprecedented approval to fly in and around Boston. With the waiver, Daedalus Drone Services now offers on-demand commercial drone services throughout the greater Boston area. Without ...

UAS Stakeholders to President Trump: Develop Pilot Program for State and Local Policy Coordination

In a letter to President Trump, stakeholders from throughout the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) community – from manufacturers to business users to government officials – urged the creation of a pilot program for state and local governments to work with the FAA to integrate UAS into the skies ...

DJI Disappointed by Draft Canadian Drone Regulations

Significant Changes Needed to Create Rules that Support Safe and Responsible Flight DJI, expressed disappointment Monday with draft regulations for the recreational and commercial use of drones published over the weekend by Transport Canada, and urged drone users to submit comments as part of ...