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FAA reminds operators to place their platforms on the N register

FAA reminds operators to place their platforms on the N register
In an email sent to COA holders the FAA are reminding folks of having a registration on their aircraft. We are aware of a few at sUAS News, Aerovironment have this series for instance. N147 AV Puma 11 11/26/2001 N162…

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US officials concerned ‘tidal wave’ of drones will overwhelm air traffic system

US officials concerned ‘tidal wave’ of drones will overwhelm air traffic system
Associated Press in Washington Designers of the ambitious US air traffic control system of the future neglected to take drones into account, raising questions about whether it can handle the escalating demand for the unmanned aircraft and predicted congestion in…

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Movie makers said to win US approval for unmanned drones

Movie makers said to win US approval for unmanned drones
Alan Levin The government plans to issue the first permits for commercial drone flights in the continental US on Thursday, granting waivers for seven movie and television companies, according to two people with knowledge of the plans. The Federal Aviation…

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Microdrones Parcelcopter

Microdrones Parcelcopter
Next step for the Parcelcopter-Project at Deutsche Post DHL: From the city Norden to the island of Juist the copter of microdrones will go into regular operations. More than twelve kilometers will be autonomously »bridged« by the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle…

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Will Hollywood be the straw?

Will Hollywood be the straw?
In a few hours time the FAA have to either approve or deny the Motion Picture Association of Americas (MPAA) Section 333 request. The MPAA, filed a petition on behalf of seven aerial production companies — Aerial MOB, Astraeus Aerial,…

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