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FAA Approves Ag Drone Flights for One Company: Is Decision a Road Map for Others?
Posted on 9 Mar 2015 by Todd Janzen

The Federal Aviation Administration has granted a Washington company (Advanced Aviation Solutions LLC) an exemption to fly unmanned aerial vehicles ("UAVs" or "drones") commercially for "precision agriculture" and "crop... Read More

White House Memo Will Impact How Federal Contractors Can Use Drones
Posted on 8 Jun 2015 by Williams Mullen

By Kevin D. Pomfret , Robert E. Korroch & Anthony H. Anikeeff There has been a great deal written about the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA’s) recent release of proposed regulations concerning the commercial use of Unmanned... Read More

Tags: UAV , drone , aerial , UAS , unmanned , Aircraft

FAA Issues New Proposed Rules for Unmanned Aerial Systems (Drones)
Posted on 30 Apr 2015 by GreenbergTraurig

The FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 addressed the integration of civil unmanned aircraft systems, also known as UAS or drones, into the national airspace system. The Act requires the Secretary of Transportation to develop, among other things... Read More