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Trump administration announces first round of UAS Integration Pilot Program Participants

In a major development for the commercial unmanned aircraft systems (UAS or drone) industry, U.S. Secretary of Transportation, Elaine Chao, announced the first round of participants in the...

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White House unveils new Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Pilot Program

This week, the White House announced a new pilot program to further integrate unmanned aircraft systems (UAS or drones) into the National Airspace System (NAS) and to enable development of...

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Hogan Lovells assists CNN to win important precedent-setting Federal Aviation Administration waiver

On 17 October 2017, CNN was awarded a precedent-setting waiver from Part 107 to operate drones (or unmanned aircraft systems) safely over people.

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DOJ challenges consummated transaction after HSR clearance

On September 26, the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division filed a complaint in Delaware federal court to partially unwind Parker Hannifin Corporation's US$4.3 billion acquisition...

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Drones: Moving toward the future of mobility and highways in the sky

In this interview, Hogan Lovells partner Lisa Ellman and senior advisor Gretchen West talk about the role commercial drones and unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) will play in ...

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New FAA waiver issued to CNN will help expand commercial drone operations over people

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently issued the first ever Part 107 Waiver authorizing drone operations over people for closed-set filming to CNN. This is a significant...

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Real-name registration requirement imposed for civilian-use drones in China

Following serious incidents of civilian drones entering the airspace of Chinese airports and causing flight delays last April, China's civil aviation authority has issued the Real-name...

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New EASA consultation: Are drone pilots heading for a period of regulatory turbulence?

On 12 May 2017 the European Aviation Safety Agency (“EASA“) opened a consultation into sweeping new regulations on the operation of unmanned aircraft systems (“UAS”...

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