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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FAA Advocacy Meeting January 15 and 16

FAA Advocacy Meeting January 15 and 16

While the AMA continues to address registration legally and through Congress, members are being asked to register with the FAA.  Pilots do not register their aircraft, they register as a pilot and place their registration number in all of their aircraft. For decades, the AMA has had a tremendous safety record. For this reason, and based […]

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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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