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Drone Registration and Safety Tests For The Brits

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Drone Registration and Safety Tests For The Brits New British drone owners will have to register their craft with the state and pass a mandatory safety test, according to a government announcement sneaked out over the weekend. The plans are a response to the perceived danger of amateur drone operators cavorting around the skies willy-nilly, causing headaches for airliner pilots and…

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FAA Expects 600,000 Commercial Drones

Drones are flown at a training class in Las Vegas in anticipation of new regulations allowing their commercial use. Ethan Miller/Getty Images

FAA Expects 600,000 Commercial Drones In The Air Within A Year Source: NPR We are in “one of the most dramatic periods of change in the history of transportation,” says Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. He was talking about all of it: the self-driving cars, the smart-city movement, the maritime innovations. But the staggering prediction of the day goes to the…

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Over 450,000 Hobby Flyers Have Registered

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Over 450,000 Hobby Flyers Have Registered. So Why Does Fighting FAA’s Drone Registry Still Matter? Article Source: John Goglia via Forbes The FAA decision last December to require a drone registry for hobby flyers was met with a firestorm of opposition by many recreational drone and model aircraft operators. Social media websites lit up with outrage over the FAA’s decision to require…

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FAA Releases Drone Registration Location Data

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FAA Releases Drone Registration Location Data The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today Releases Drone Registration Location Data and posted a large database showing the city, state and zip code of each registered drone owner. Release of the database responds to a number of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests submitted since the new unmanned aircraft registration system began operating on…

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FAA Expands Online Registration

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FAA Expands Online Registration For Small Unmanned Aircraft Thursday, March 31 – Starting today, owners of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) used for commercial, public and other non-model aircraft operations will be able to use the FAA’s new, streamlined, web-based registration process to register their aircraft. The web-based process will significantly speed up registration for a variety of commercial, public use…

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400,000 drones are registered with the FAA

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Almost 400,000 drones are registered with the FAA Article Source: Martyn Williams via cio The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration’s drone registration system is about to hit the 400,000 mark, three months after it was launched. “That’s really quite remarkable, and we are very encouraged by these numbers,” said FAA Administrator Michael Huerta, speaking at the South by Southwest conference in Austin, Texas, on…

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Drone Registration Deadline Today

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FAA drone registration deadline today Article Source: Kelly Bazzle, via News2 Friday, February 19th 2016 is the last day for drone owners to register with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This applies to anyone who bought a drone before December 21 of 2015. If you purchased a drone after December 21, you must register your drone before that drone takes to the…

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