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FAA Approves Amazon For Drone Testing, Again

Reuters | Posted 04.09.2015 | Business

April 9 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc has won approval from U.S. federal regulators to test a delivery drone outdoors, less than a month after the e-comm...

FAA Will Allow Amazon To Test Delivery Drone

Reuters | Alwyn Scott | Posted 03.20.2015 | Technology

SEATTLE, March 19 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc has won approval from U.S. federal regulators to test a delivery drone outdoors, as the e-commerce compan...

Proposed Drone Regulations Complicate Amazon Delivery Plans

Reuters | Posted 04.17.2015 | Politics

(Changes "pilot" to "drone" in the third paragraph) By Alwyn Scott NEW YORK, Feb 15 (Reuters) - The U.S. aviation regula...

Don't Even Think About Bringing Your Drone To The Super Bowl, FAA Says

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.30.2015 | Technology

The Super Bowl is traditionally a time for multi-million dollar commercials and wardrobe malfunctions. Oh, and some football. One thing that's not...

Congress Likely To Make Big Decisions On Drones Next Year

AP | By JOAN LOWY | Posted 02.27.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is on the verge of proposing long-awaited rules for commercial drone operations in U.S. skies, but key de...

U.S. Moves Toward Opening Skies For Commercial Drones

Reuters | Posted 09.06.2014 | Politics

By Alwyn Scott and Jennifer Saba SEATTLE/NEW YORK, July 6 (Reuters) - The U.S. air safety regulator is drafting rules to permit small ...

FAA OKs Commercial Drone Flights Over Land

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 08.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration said Tuesday it has granted the first permission for commercial drone flights over land, the l...

U.S. Lags As Commercial Drones Take Off Around Globe

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 03.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A small, four-rotor drone hovered over Washington Nationals players for a few days during spring training in Florida last month, t...

Great News For Flying Robots

Reuters | Eric Beech | Posted 03.07.2014 | Technology

WASHINGTON, March 7 (Reuters) - A U.S. judge has thrown out a fine by the Federal Aviation Administration against the operator of a small commercial d...

FAA: No Beer Drone For You!

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.11.2014 | Technology

There's nothing quite like a day of ice fishing to get away from it all. Just you, some friends, a couple of beers, and ... a beer delivery drone. ...

Drone Hunting Practice Begins In Colorado Town

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

One resident of the small Colorado town of Deer Trail is hopeful that his drone hunting ordinance will pass, so much so that he's already holding targ...

Now Civilians Are Officially Allowed To Fly Drones

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Federal regulators say they have certified two types of unmanned aircraft for civilian use, a milestone expected to lead to the first ap...

Matt Sledge

Border Drones Useless, Report Finds

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics

U.S. Customs and Border Protection drones are a wasteful giveaway to defense contractors and a threat to civil liberties, a report released Wednesday ...

Matt Sledge

Domestic Drone Lobby Pushes For Tax Breaks

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Its military counterparts overseas may bring Hellfire missiles and death, but the domestic drone industry has a different offer for the Am...

Administration Moves To Expand Domestic Drone Use

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A future in which unmanned drones are as common in U.S. skies as helicopters and airliners has moved a step closer to reality with a gov...