FAA drone governance inappropriately cautious, holding back industry, report finds

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A committee ordered by Congress to examine the Federal Aviation Administration's approach to drone regulation has released a report asking the federal agency to reconsider its “one-size-fits-all” risk assessment policy.

Drone report reveals explosive adoption by law enforcement

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Texas has the most public safety agencies with drone programs, but the technology can be found in use almost everywhere.

The future of drones will be hashed out by these 10 state and local governments

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The winning applicants in the Federal Aviation Administration's Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Pilot Program have been named.

Anti-drone systems could keep contraband out of Ohio prisons

by • 4 years ago

Detection and jamming systems could help state officials stop drones from dropping drugs and phones into prisons, if they can navigate a muddled regulatory environment.

Before businesses can deliver with drones, New York's FAA testing site needs a partner

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The state is now searching for a partner on a 0 million project to ensure drones fly safely and reliably even when people can't see where they are.

'Collision-tolerant' drones being tested for tight spaces under Minnesota bridges

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The small vehicles are hoped to cut costs and inspection times in a state with many more bridges than inspectors.

Drone traffic control: Cities may help FAA regulate airspace

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As Microsoft tests an autonomous aircraft powered by artificial intelligence, leaders of Nevada's drone testing site advise local governments to begin preparing for the new tech now.

Drone use in cities, states would gain guidance under Safe Drone Act

by • 5 years ago

Recent legislation would establish new authority under the Federal Aviation Administration and clarify local policy and requirements as technology offices around the country wait for takeoff.

New Hampshire close to passing regulations around government drone use

by • 6 years ago

A bill limiting how state and local government agencies can use the technology is nearly ready to go to Gov. Maggie Hassan.