commercial drones

DRONES

The FAA Says It Will Make Less Strict Rules for the Tiniest Drones

Regulators will take another look at small drones under 5 pounds.
Janus Rose
6.22.16
News

What the FAA's 624-Page Drone Regulation Tells Us About How It'll Police Drones

The FAA's full commercial drone regulations announcement gives us insight into how it'll enforce its new rules.
Jason Koebler
6.22.16
orlando

Commercial Drone Pilots Must Undergo Background Checks Under New FAA Rules

They will soon be vetted under the same secret criteria used for airline pilots and airport security, including the US government's terrorist watchlists.
Janus Rose
6.21.16
DRONES

Is Flying a Drone Illegal? A Comprehensive Guide to America’s Drone Laws

An entirely too thorough look at the absurd state of drone regulations in the United States.
Jason Koebler
6.7.16
News

The FAA Has Never Fined Anyone for Flying a Drone Commercially

A list of the FAA’s enforcement actions show it’s concerned with unsafe flying, not with people flying drones for money.
Jason Koebler
6.1.16
News

The FAA Revoked an Airplane Pilot’s License for Flying a Drone

Meet the only person who has ever had their pilot’s license taken away from them for flying a drone.
Jason Koebler
6.1.16
News

The FAA Gave Us a List of Every Drone Pilot Who Has Ever Been Fined

The FAA fined the guy who crashed a drone at the White House, people who flew over sporting events, and two pilots who crashed their drones into the ocean in Puerto Rico.
Jason Koebler
6.1.16
News

The FAA Has Finally Realized Drones Aren’t Going Away

2015 made drones boring, and that's good.
Jason Koebler
12.29.15
News

This Is How the FAA's Mandatory Drone Registration Program Will Likely Work

Anyone who buys a drone—even a toy one—will have to register it with the federal government.
Jason Koebler
11.23.15
News

8 Questions Raised by the FAA's Decision to Register Every Drone in the US

The federal government is creating a database of every single drone purchased in the United States.
Jason Koebler
10.19.15
videos

This Is the First Anti-Drone Weapon Designed for Use in the United States

The 'Drone Defender' uses radio waves to stop drones in midair, will be sold to the federal government starting next year.
Jason Koebler
10.13.15
Features

The Sophisticated FAA Investigation That Led to the Largest Drone Fine Ever

There was a three-year build up to this week's unprecedented $1.9 million drone fine.
Jason Koebler
10.8.15
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