Since 2012, 15 states have enacted laws restricting drones in some way, according to data from the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), which tracks state laws. And if New York City Council Member Dan Garodnick gets his way, drones will be banned in the Big Apple, except for police with a warrant, as soon […]
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The FAA has announced a proposed rule governing the use of commercial small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) that would address many of AOPA’s concerns, including setting certification requirements for operators and requiring see-and-avoid capabilities. The rule affects UAS weighing 55 pounds or less that are flown for non-recreational purposes. Read more about it here.
The crash of a small drone onto the White House grounds is injecting new urgency into the effort to write regulations for the machines, potentially prompting the release of a long-awaited executive order from President Obama. FAA is expected to respond quickly with new drone regulations. Read more.
The FAA wants you to leave your drone at home if you’re planning to see the big game live. The public service announcement was preceded by a flight advisory issued earlier this month for the Super Bowl on Feb. 1 and states a 10-mile no-fly-zone around this year’s Super Bowl stadium. Otherwise face being “intercepted, detained […]