2016 InterDrone Expo Opens in Las Vegas with a Keynote by Michael Huerta, FAA Administrator

2016 InterDrone Expo Opens in Las Vegas with a Keynote by Michael Huerta, FAA Administrator

2016 InterDrone Expo Opens in Las Vegas with a keynote by Michael Huerta, FAA Administrator – reflecting on explosive growth of drone industry, FAA’s efforts and challenges to safely integrate the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles into National Airspace, and highlighting the privacy and local regulations concerns. Check out or website and YouTube channel for our extensive […]

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Can Your Child be Fined by the FAA for Flying Unregistered Barbie Drone?

Can Your Child be Fined by the FAA for Flying Unregistered Barbie Drone?

While we may have to wait a while before seeing a headline like this on the news, this recently introduced futuristic Barbie Star Light Adventure R/C hoverboard Drone and the FAAs drone registration requirement may one day easily lead to a similar situation. This cool Barbie accessory is supposed to hit the store shelves this fall […]

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This Proposed Commercial Micro UAS Bill Holds Great Promise for Drone Business Owners.

This Proposed Commercial Micro UAS Bill Holds Great Promise for Drone Business Owners.

  Latest Update: as of 2-11-2016, the Micro Drone Rule is a part of HR 4441, the FAA Reauthorization Act, or the AIRR Act. While many current and proposed commercial UAS regulations are a far cry from supporting the business and industry growth, this Commercial UAS Modernization Act (or, by it’s full name INTERIM RULE FOR THE […]

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Lawsuit over shot-down drone could set U.S. law?

Lawsuit over shot-down drone could set U.S. law?

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — He calls himself the “Drone Slayer.” And William Merideth, who shot down a drone over his Hillview home last summer, says he’d “do it again, with a smile.” Dismissing criminal charges against him for firing a gun within city limits, a judge said Merideth was within his rights when he took out the $1,800 unmanned aircraft, […]

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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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