Analysis Puts Remote ID for Drones Costs 9X Higher than FAA Estimate

By: Miriam McNabb, Dronelife The comment period for the Remote ID for Drones NPRM closed yesterday.  There were more than 50,000 comments posted on the NPRM, including and 89 page comment by the world’s leading drone manufacturer, DJI.  While DJI has been active in developing and implementing technology that could simplify Remote ID for users, the company fears that the […]

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You Got a Cool Drone for the Holidays…How to Stay Out of Hot Water With the FAA…

by Roger Rosenbaum, Brand-News-Team, Inc Let me cut to the chase when it comes to drones. A hobbyist was recently hit with a $15,000 fine from the Federal Aviation Administration for a flight that crash landed near an airport runway in Las Vegas. Anyone who gets a drone from the holidays needs to know the […]

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FAA Announces New Pilot Testing System – Changes for Manned and Drone Pilots

By: Miriam McNabb Heads up drone pilots – as of January 13, 2020 the FAA is going to make major changes to the way that it handles testing.  All applicants will now need to create a profile and get an FAA tracking number before testing. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on January 13, 2020, will launch […]

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BREAKING NEWS: This New Drone Bill Would Make the Airspace Over People’s Homes Private Property

By: Miriam McNabb, Dronelife A new proposal scheduled to be released from the office of Senator Lee (R-Utah) tomorrow would put the airspace up to 200 feet in altitude over private property under the control of the property owner  – and would restrict the FAA’s right to regulate airspace below 200 feet in altitude, making any […]

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UPS Launches Drone Delivery Business

By: Malek Murison, dronelife.com UPS, the world’s single largest package delivery specialist, has announced the launch of a drone delivery subsidiary, UPS Flight Forward. The company has also confirmed a filing for Part 135 Certification with the FAA, with a view to scaling its drone operations in targeted markets. If granted by the FAA, the certification […]

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