Tag: commercial drones

Federal, Policy

In a first, FAA allows PrecisionHawk to fly drones where pilots can’t see them

August 30, 2016

Via: Tech Crunch

The Federal Aviation Administration has given permission to a drone tech startup called PrecisionHawk to fly its unmanned aerial vehicles beyond the visual line of sight (BVLOS) in U.S. airspace. The exemption represents a first in the country, and comes […]

Federal, Policy

New rules fuel the growth of the commercial drone industry

August 8, 2016

Via: Tech Crunch

There are new regulations that will lower the barriers to entry for the commercial operation of drones — and it’s about time. The challenge for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has been to establish a framework of rules to regulate […]

Federal, Policy

US Senate passes bill that could pave the way for commercial drones

April 20, 2016

Via: CIO

Legislation passed by the U.S. Senate could pave the way for the commercial deployment of drones in the national airspace, besides addressing safety issues by, for example, providing for a pilot that would find ways to lock down errant drones […]