FAA States: DO NOT FLY NEAR HURRICANE RESPONSE EFFORTS

FAA States: DO NOT FLY NEAR HURRICANE RESPONSE EFFORTS

DO NOT FLY NEAR HURRICANE RESPONSE EFFORTS As a result of Hurricane Matthew, there will likely be significant recovery efforts and the FAA may issue flight restrictions in the vicinity of disaster areas. During response operations to Hurricane Matthew, authorized aircraft may be flying at very low altitudes over affected areas.    Unauthorized UAS or drone operations may prevent other aircraft from performing life-saving missions and increase the risk of mid-air […]

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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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