The FAA released TRUST, free online training that is now required for pilots to legally fly under the limited exception for recreational flight in the United States.
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Apr 21, 2021 at 20:17
Today marks the effective date’ that Part 107 and Remote ID rules take effect in the United States. This includes the Operations Over People rule. We break down what changes, what hasn't yet, and what you need to know.
Mar 25, 2021 at 19:10
The FAA announced a new launch date for Remote ID recurrent training. This will allow Part 107-certified remote pilots to renew their certificate online instead of in-person.
Jan 27, 2021 at 19:00
Recently, Airmap created an uproar in the drone community by posting tweets suggesting remote pilots should be taxed upon take-off and landing.
Dec 29, 2020 at 15:14
On Monday, December 28th, the FAA released its long-awaited ruling on Remote Identification (Remote ID) for drones along with a final rule on flights over people and at night.
Analysis predicts drone Remote ID will cost 9X more than expected, DJI urges FAA to reconsider ruling
Mar 5, 2020 at 19:54
Public commenting for the FAA's Remote ID NPRM closed on Monday. DJI cited analysis in their 89-page comment suggesting it could cost 9 times as much as predicted.
Dec 27, 2019 at 20:41
After many years, the FAA has finally announced their long-awaited Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) for the Remote Identification of Unmanned Aircraft Systems
Aug 16, 2019 at 19:11
Recently, the FAA granted recreational drone pilots access to LAANC. Now, they want to administer a test and are seeking the public's input.
Aug 2, 2019 at 17:17
The FAA partnered with Kittyhawk earlier this year to help revamp their B4UFly app. The long-awaited update is now available.
Jul 17, 2019 at 15:37
Alphabet's Wing introduced OpenSky, the first release in a planned ecosystem of apps, to ensure safe and compliant drone operations.
Jul 2, 2019 at 13:53
The FAA is expanding Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability (LAANC) to recreational drone pilots on July 23rd.
May 4, 2019 at 00:16
Senators are urging the FAA to quickly approve rules for remote identification of unmanned aircraft systems.
Apr 11, 2019 at 18:53
Monday, April 15th, is the final deadline to submit your comments to two separate proposed rules from the Federal Aviation Administration.
Jan 11, 2019 at 18:53
The Indemnis Nexus is the first parachute system designed for DJI drones that qualifies as compliant with the ASTM F3322-18 standard.
Jan 7, 2019 at 20:09
According to an updated report from the Wall Street Journal, the FAA will be real-world testing up to eight prototype projects to see what remote identification technologies works best.
Oct 24, 2018 at 16:33
DJI is rolling out an updated geofencing system designed to better protect airports and the surrounding airspace.
Feb 20, 2018 at 19:30
A helicopter pilot and his student claim a civilian drone was the cause of their crash landing last week. If their story is confirmed by an ongoing investigators, this incident would mark the first time that a drone has caused an aircraft crash in the US.
Feb 7, 2018 at 14:48
A drone pilot has enraged the general public and drone enthusiasts alike after posting a video that shows him flying directly above a commercial airliner that was taking off from Las Vegas' McCarran International Airport.
Dec 14, 2017 at 15:08
President Trump has signed a bill that reinstates mandatory drone registration in the US, reversing a court ruling from earlier this year that eliminated the requirement.
Oct 20, 2017 at 19:10
After conducting a series of safety tests, the FAA is recommending that all airlines ban cameras and other electronics with Lithium Ion batteries from checked baggage. The agency believe the risk of a catastrophic fire and explosion is too great.
Sep 29, 2017 at 16:33
The FAA just made it illegal to fly within 400ft of several well known US landmarks, including the Statue of Liberty and the Hoover Dam. Pilots who want to get around these new regulations will have to submit a plan with the FAA first.
Sep 26, 2017 at 15:51
A court ruling our of Newton, Massachusetts has set an important legal precedent for drone pilots: federal drone laws will now trump local drone regulations in situations where the two are in conflict.
Jul 5, 2017 at 14:14
The FAA is reportedly developing a system that would allow law enforcement to identify a misbehaving drone and its operator from the ground.
May 22, 2017 at 13:38
If you are not planning to fly your drone commercially you are not required to register it with the FAA anymore. This decision was handed down by a federal court in Washington, D.C.
mobileNov 4, 2013 at 18:11
Electronic devices no longer have to be turned off for takeoff and landing.
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