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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FAA gives Alphabet permission to test Project Wing delivery

FAA gives Alphabet permission to test Project Wing delivery

The US Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) has been very cautious about drone testing in the US so far, but that’s about to change. The FAA has granted Google’s sister X division (under Alphabet) permission to test Project Wing delivery services below 400 feet at six sanctioned test sites, according to the White House. The flights will be part of […]

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Nevada Chosen as Test Site for Passenger-Carrying Drone

Chinese firm Ehang took the world by storm when it unveiled its electric passenger drone at CES in January. Now, it’s received clearance and can begin testing the 184in Nevada later this year. The company partnered with the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems (NIAS) and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) to secure regulatory approval for the […]

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FAA Posted Drone Registration Data Today

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today posted a large database showing the city, state and zip code of each registered drone owner.  Release of the database responds to a number of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests submitted since the new unmanned aircraft registration system began operating on December 21, 2015. The FAA is not posting the […]

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