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AUVSI Weighs In On UAS Registration

AUVSI Weighs In On UAS RegistrationAtlanta Hobby / UAV Experts

AUVSI Weighs In On UAS Registration The Official Statement From AUVSI on U.S. Court of Appeals Decision on UAS Registration. Last week the U.S. Courts of Appeal made headlines with the release of their final decision regarding UAS registration. First, let’s  discuss how the case began. John Taylor, a model aircraft hobbyist from the D.C., area, wanted to operate his model aircraft without registering…

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FAA Registration Rule Violates Section 336

Federal Appeals Court: The FAA Registration Rule Violates Section 336RC Groups

Federal Appeals Court: The FAA’s Registration Rule Violates Section 336 John A. Taylor beats the FAA in Federal Appeals Court and voids the FAA registration for drones and model aircraft. Is This The End of Meaningless Hobby FAA Registration? According to the article, The FAA’s Registration Rule Violates Section 336, published on RC Groups, the FAA is in hot water. John A. Taylor, along…

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Know the law before you take to the skies

Drone in flight: There has been a string of near misses between drones and other aircraft. ABC News: Norman Hermant

Did you get a drone for Christmas? Know the law before you take to the skies Whether a beginner, a serious aviation enthusiast, or just a fan of gadgets, many of you will have received drones as Christmas gifts. Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have surged in popularity and affordability in recent years, and there’s no doubt that recreational drone use…

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New Drone Laws Go Into Effect Today

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FAA’s New Drone Laws Go Into Effect Monday, allowing US companies to innovate Source: CNBC Clearer skies are ahead for American businesses betting on drones. New rules by the U.S. Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) go into effect Monday, clarifying what is acceptable commercial usage of small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), also known as drones. Commercial drones must weigh less than…

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FAA Punts On The Preemption Issue In Part 107

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FAA PUNTS ON THE PREEMPTION ISSUE IN PART 107 Part Two in a Series on Federal Preemption – Mark Del Bianco, Special Counsel to Antonelli Law Article Source: Drone Laws Blog The FAA’s recent announcement of Part 107, the final rule for commercial small unmanned aircraft systems (SUAS or drones), has justifiably received a lot of publicity and general praise. …

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4 things to know about the FAA drone rules

Four things to know about the FAA’s rules about commercial drone usage

4 things to know about the FAA drone rules about commercial drone usage Article Source: Lucia Maffei via Tech Crunch The rules for commercial drone usage released last week by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) left some unanswered questions on the table. We discussed some of these with Thomas Gemmell, a former U.S. Air Force fighter pilot and the co-leader of the drone…

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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 bill won’t preempt local drone laws

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Lawmakers seek to ensure FAA bill won’t preempt local drone laws Article Source: Melanie Zanona via The Hill Photo Credit: Getty Images/  Alex Wong A handful of lawmakers are pushing to tweak language in the reauthorization of the Federal Aviation Administration that state and city officials fear would curtail their ability to establish and enforce local laws dealing with drones. But the…

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DOT Hit With Lawsuit

DOT Hit With Lawsuit Over Lack of Records from Drone Registration Meetings The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), claiming the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) did not provide requested records of last November’s drone registration task force meetings, has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the agency. Filed yesterday, the lawsuit alleges that on Nov. 6, 2015,…

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