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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 Kopfstein
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 Kopfstein
6.21.16
News

The Canadian Army Is Worried Russia Will Spy on Us With Drones In the Arctic

Drones could even the odds in the race for the Arctic.
Jordan Pearson
6.15.16
DRONES

Teen Fights to Defend His Legal Right to Strap Guns to Drones

The nation's most important drone case involves a flamethrower-wielding drone.
Jason Koebler
6.7.16
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 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
future

We Stress-Tested Drones In a High-Tech Wind Vortex

Take it to the limit.
Jordan Pearson
5.10.16
Toronto

Artists Want to Fly Drones, But First They Need to Learn How

“Artists are using drones to see the world differently."
Jordan Pearson
3.29.16
News

This Is the FAA’s Highly Redacted Contract for Airport Drone Detectors

The FAA redacted information about how drone detectors will work without providing a legal exemption or explanation.
Jason Koebler
3.24.16
kickstarter

How Massively Successful Kickstarters Ultimately Fail

The inside story of Zano, a drone campaign that raised £2.3 million, failed completely, and left its founder on the verge of a nervous breakdown.
Jason Koebler
1.29.16
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