Make That 181,062

Make That 181,062

Purchasing a drone after December 21st requires registration with the Federal Aviation Administration.  At a press conference at the Consumer Electronics Show, FAA Administrator Michael Huerta announced that as of this morning, 181,061 people haven registered as drone owners. That’s up quite a bit from the ~45,000 registrations the FAA announced last month; due in no small part to Christmas, most of […]

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Yuneec Announces New Typhoon H Today

Yuneec Announces New Typhoon H Today

  ONTARIO, Calif., Jan. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Yuneec International, the world leader in electric aviation, today announced the expansion of its Typhoon series with the unveiling of the Typhoon H, a new category of drone for the enthusiast. Driven by customer demand for a more sophisticated drone, the Typhoon H delivers capabilities previously only found in high-end […]

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Workhorse Group Obtains Section 333 Exemption

Workhorse Group Obtains Section 333 Exemption

Source:  Workhorse Group Inc. CINCINNATI, Dec. 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted Workhorse Group Inc. (OTCQB:WKHS) Exemption No. 13564 (Regulatory Docket No. FAA-2015-3055) following the company’s petition requesting Section 333 exemption to test its HorseFly™ unmanned aerial system (UAS), stating, in part “in consideration of the size, weight, speed, […]

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Maryland “hobbyist” sues FAA to overturn new drone registration rule

Maryland “hobbyist” sues FAA to overturn new drone registration rule

  A Maryland lawyer has sued the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), asking that the agency’s new drone registration regulations be overturned. According to the civil complaint filed December 24, 2015 at the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, John Taylor is a “model aircraft hobbyist” who owns “one or more small unmanned hobby aircraft” and intends on acquiring more. […]

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