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Last week, the FAA finalized its rules for routine commercial use of small unmanned aircraft systems (drones).  The new rules govern the operation and certification of small drones weighing less than 55 pounds for non-hobby and non-recreational purposes.  The rules will permit UAS operations for applications such as the delivery of consumer goods, inspections of

The widely-anticipated commercial deployment of drones piques the interest of critical infrastructure industries, the agricultural sector, and technology companies such as Amazon. Consistent with this commercial interest and its Congressional mandate, the FAA is developing proposed regulations for commercial drone operations by the September 2015 statutory due date, which likely will not be met.
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The U.S. is Fast Becoming the Slowest Adopter of the Latest Advancement in Aviation – the Unmanned Aircraft System, Commonly Known as the Drone
Continue Reading The U.S. is Fast Becoming the Slowest Adopter of the Latest Advancement in Aviation – the Unmanned Aircraft System, Commonly Known as the Drone