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Schumer Proposes New Regulations

After a series of recent drone-related issues, some law-makers are proposing stricter regulations on the high-tech devices. U.S. Senator Charles Schumer today held a press conference Wednesday afternoon at the Albany FBI Headquarters urging his colleagues in Congress to include his legislation that would require drone manufacturers to implement geo-fencing ...

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The Use of Drones in Agriculture Gets a “YES”

An unnamed aerial vehicle, or drone, large enough to carry tanks of fertilizers and pesticides has won rare approval from federal authorities to spray crops in the United States, officials said Tuesday. This is not the first time the FAA has considered the use of drones in agriculture but is ...

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FAA Might Back Off

Like trying to map the clouds, the legal and regulatory landscape of unmanned aerial vehicles in the United States is subject to frequent change. Projects like AirMap are attempting to map that world, but it’s new changes from the FAA that might clear the runway for drone users. When the FAA announced ...

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Brazil to Issue Drone’s Regulations Before Rio 2016

The Brazilian government announced yesterday that a set of rules to regulate the commercial and civilian use of unnamed aerial vehicles (UAE) or drones is on the way. The regulations will be enacted before the Olympic Games of Rio 2016, which security measures have been reinforced. “There are rules in place about ...

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Amazon gets FAA Approval

Amazon Inc. might have gotten a step further to their ambitious plan of using drones for delivery and drop orders directly to your doorstep. Amazon has become one of the few companies that have been approved by the US Federal Aviation Administration for the use of drones. However, the terms of the ...

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India is on the Verge of Issuing Drones’ Regulations

In the last few years India has shown that is ready to take the lead on technology development and a set of regulations applicable to the use and operation of drones couldn’t wait any longer. Officials of Indian Government said on Monday that the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), the ...

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EU Issues Regulatory Approach on Drones

Today one of the most solid and realistic set of regulations applicable to unnamed aerial vehicles, or drones, has been issued. The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has presented the regulatory approach that should rule the use and operation of drones in the European Union. The regulations are based on ...

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United Arab Emirates are Almost Ready to Rule

United Arab Emirates are almost ready to rule the use of drones. Yesterday the Director-General of Dubai Judicial Institute (DJI), Dr. Jamal AL Sumaiti, confirmed that the United Arab Emirates are on their way to issue a set of rules aimed to regulate the use and selling of unnamed aerial vehicles ...

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