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FAA: It’s A Federal Crime To Shoot Down Drones

04/18/2016, Last year there was a report of a man who shot down a drone that flew over his backyard. A judge later cleared the man in question, claiming that he was within his right to shoot down the drone and before you get too excited about the idea of shooting...

FAA Could Ease Drone Flying Restrictions

02/25/2016, It looks like the folks over at the FAA could be looking into making changes to the proposed regulations where drones are concerned, and the committee has invited a number of commercial stakeholders, where among them include the likes of Alphabet’s...

FAA To Enforce Super Bowl No-Drone-Zone With Firepower

02/04/2016, It was just yesterday that we brought you word on how this year’s Super Bowl event will be different from all of the others, simply because there is a “No-Drone-Zone” that has been implemented. In other words, you are not supposed to bring your...

FAA Sees Close To 300,000 Drone Registrations

01/25/2016, It looks like there were close to 300,000 owners who decided to register their aircraft with the U.S. government within the first month of the initiative itself. The FAA’s registration rule kicked off on December 21st last year, where it applied to...

FAA Drone Registration Sees 45,000 Registrations In 2 Days

12/23/2015, A couple of days ago we reported that drone owners could now register their drones with the FAA. We expect that there will be plenty of drone owners out there who think that they can get away with not registering, but it seems that the program is somewhat...

Drone Owners Can Start Registering Their Drones With The FAA

12/22/2015, Last month the FAA announced that drone owners would be required to register their drones with the agency. The drone registration act is expected to come into effect on the 21st of December, 2015 meaning that if you haven’t registered your drone...

‘Uber For Planes’ Gets Grounded By FAA

12/21/2015, It’s common to hear the phrase “Uber for …” being used to describe startups that essentially offer a similar service to the popular ride hailing app, and that’s precisely what was used for Flytenow, a startup that connected...

FAA Drone Registry Will Be Public

12/20/2015, It didn’t really take many of us by surprise when a few days back the FAA confirmed that drone operators in the country will have to register their drones with the agency. It was known for months that FAA was drafting rules relating to drone...

You Now Need To Register Your Drone With The FAA

12/14/2015, It has been known for a while now that the FAA is working on a program that will mandate registration of drones in the United States, and that program has gone live today. FAA has made it mandatory for folks in the United States to register drones that...

FAA Wants To Register Hobbyist Drones

11/23/2015, It looks like the registration of drones is going to be a big thing now, even though you do not need to pay anyone to register your drone. Basically, remote-controlled aircraft that are larger than 9 ounces, which would more or less mean hobbyist drones,...

FAA Says You Don’t Need To Pay Anyone To Register Your Drone

11/16/2015, As you might have heard, last month the FAA announced that they were planning on instituting a registration program for drones. Basically with drones being so widely available, there are probably tons of drones up in the sky at the moment, some of which...

FAA Looking To Test Technology To Find Illegal Drone Operators

10/09/2015, There are places where you can fly drones legally, and there are places where you can fly them legally if you have a permit, and there are places where you can’t fly them at all. Just ask SkyPan, a drone film company who was recently hit with a proposed...

FAA Slaps Drone Film Company With Proposed $1.9 Million Fine

10/08/2015, If you’re a hobbyist looking to get into drone flying for fun, maybe just to snap some photos and shoot some video, you might want to do some research on places where you are allowed to fly. If you don’t, you could end up like drone film company...