Regulators Propose Visible License Plates On Drones In The Future

When drone owners register their drones with the FAA, they’ll get a government-issued ID number that they can then put on the drone or inside the drone for identification purposes in the future. However the only problem with that is that you only know the drone’s identification when you have it in your hands.


Drone Registrations Mandatory Once Again In The U.S.

The Department of Transportation passed a law in December 2015 which made it mandatory for non-commercial drones to be registered. The FAA revealed in March that more than 100,000 hobby drone owners had registered their drones in the first three months of the year. The law was later struck down by a Washington, D.C. court so hobby drone owners could legally fly them without any registration. They won’t be pleased […]


FAA To Restrict Drones From Flying Around Certain US Landmarks

If you’re a drone owner in the US and you’re looking to fly your drone around some of the famous landmarks in the US, you might want to take note that the FAA has recently announced that they will be restricting drones from flying around certain landmarks in the US, one of them being the Statue of Liberty.


Non-Commercial Drones No Longer Need To Be Registered With The FAA

Back in 2015, the FAA introduced a ruling which required drone owners to register their drones with the agency. Given that some drone owners in the past have been quite a nuisance with their drones by flying it into restricted airspace or onto other people’s property, this registration basically made drone owners more accountable for their actions.


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Boeing To Use 3D Printed Parts For The 787 Dreamliner

We’ve seen 3D printing being used in all kinds of industries where it can be used to create things on the spot that might otherwise take a long time. It also helps companies and users create working prototypes on the fly, and we’ve also seen how it can be used in the fashion industry to help create customized sneakers.


FAA No Longer Requires Airlines To Warn Passengers About The Note 7

Following the increasing number of reports of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 exploding, it was understandable that the FAA and airline companies around the world banned the phone from being brought on board. Airlines would also make announcements ahead of flights to remind passengers that they should not possess the phone on their person.


FAA Making Airlines Reboot Boeing Dreamliners After Three Weeks

The Boeing Dreamliner is a beautiful airplane. It’s also one of the most technologically advanced airplanes in the sky right now but it has had a few problems in getting off the ground. The FAA has advised airlines every step of the way and its latest advisory offers a tried and tested solution for fixing problems with complex machines: turning it off and on again. FAA is making airlines reboot […]


FAA Issues Statement On Galaxy Note 7 On Flights

A couple of days ago, it was reported that the FAA was considering the idea of banning the Galaxy Note 7 on board flights in the US due to the phones being recalled for exploding batteries. Now it looks like the agency has come forward with an official statement on its website on the issue.


FAA Considering Banning The Galaxy Note 7 From Planes

By now many of you guys would have heard the news that the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is currently experiencing a spate of battery explosions. Thankfully the number of phones that have been reported to have exploded is but a fraction of the overall phones Samsung has sold, but they are still enough for Samsung to actually recall them.


FAA Tests FBI’s Drone Detection Tool At JFK Airport

While drones do help with getting some amazing photos and videos from a high-up perspective, there’s a time and place for them. For example flying them near an airport is obviously a big no-no not only for security reasons, but for safety reasons as well. We know that the FAA has been looking at different ways to detecting drones and recently they might have borrowed some tech from the FBI.


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

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 down drones flying in your backyard, you might want to read the FAA’s ruling.


FAA Could Ease Drone Flying Restrictions

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 Google X, Intel and GoPro, to the group in order to get their views on the situation. Recommendations will be worked on from March 2016 onward, with a final […]


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

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 drone to the party, and even if you successfully smuggled it into the stadium somehow, it would be in your best interest to keep it hidden […]


FAA Sees Close To 300,000 Drone Registrations

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 drones that tipped the scales between 0.55 pounds and 55 pounds. Owners were required to register their drones before flying it outdoors, and each registration will remain valid […]