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FCC upholds penalty against HobbyKing

On 17 June 2021, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) unanimously voted to uphold a US$2.8 million penalty against HobbyKing, a drone distributor, for selling communications devices...

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FAA establishes UAS Beyond Visual Line of Sight Operations Aviation Rulemaking Committee

While technology has progressed quickly, Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) policymaking has lagged behind. Commercial drones efficiently and safely inspect our nation’s infrastructure,...

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FAA reaches critical milestone on the road to UAS type certification Transportation Alert

Today, 20 November 2020, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) published the first batch of proposed airworthiness standards for type certification of six different unmanned aircraft...

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FCC identifies promising opportunities to expand spectrum resources for unmanned aircraft systems

As unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) are employed in an ever-expanding number of industries and use cases, demand for access to radiofrequency spectrum to support UAS operations has...

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Federal agencies issue advisory on unmanned aircraft system detection and mitigation

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS or drones) are increasingly popular in the United States and around the world. While most UAS operators operate safely and comply with relevant laws,...

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Calling all drone airspace security companies: FAA seeks participants in research program to test unmanned aircraft systems detection and mitigation technologies at airports Transportation Alert

On 21 August 2020, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) published a Call for White Papers to identify eligible manufacturers, vendors, and integrators of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS ...

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Federal agencies issue joint advisory on Unmanned Aircraft System detection and mitigation technology Transportation Alert

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS or drones) have become increasingly popular in the United States and around the world.

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COVID-19 and compliance with DOT drug and alcohol testing regulations Transportation Alert

In light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and its effects on the operations of companies and public health facilities, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has published a...

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How is the UAS Industry experiencing the COVID-19 crisis? Droning On

When Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico in September, 2017, it destroyed 90 percent of the cell sites on the island; knocking out most communication with the outside world and significantly ...

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