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US to require registration of drones

Washington (AFP) - Owners of recreational drones in the United States will soon have to register them, the government said Monday, as the popular...

AUVSI, CEA: Drone Restrictions Would Hurt Californians, Innovation

ARLINGTON, Va.: The following statement is attributed to Brian Wynne, president and CEO, Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI), and Gary Shapiro, president...

North Dakota to use police drones with non-lethal weapons

North Dakota police have been authorized to equip drones with Tasers, tear gas, and other non-lethal weapons after interference from a police lobby group...
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No drones in Washington for July 4 holiday

Washington: Drones will not be flying over Washington under strict security measures for the US Independence Day holiday weekend, the Federal Aviation Administration said...

OpenSky Drones Obtains FAA Authorization for Commercial Drone Operations

OpenSky Drones to immediately start full operations in South Florida with its squadron of trained pilots and UAV’s OpenSky Drones LLC announced today the granting...

US moves step closer to commercial drone use

Drones will take to the skies to inspect crops and infrastructure as US civil aviation authorities moved a step closer Wednesday to allowing their...

Chicago Drone Law Practice Group Secures FAA Exemptions for Commercial Drone Use

One of the first law firms in the U.S. to launch a drone law practice group, Chicago law firm Antonelli Law has secured legal...

Chile first Latin America country to allow drones

Chile introduced regulations Friday making it the first country in Latin America to officially allow drone flights. The measure regulates both the public and private...
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US approves drone flights for insurer AIG

Insurance giant American International Group Wednesday announced that it had won US government approval to use drones to survey disaster areas, including territory that...

FAA Approves USAA Request for Drone Research

Approval allows additional testing to improve post-catastrophe claims response The Federal Aviation Administration has approved USAA’s request to test how unmanned aircraft systems, also known...