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DJI Introduce Drone Firmware Updates For AeroScope ‘Remote Identification’ Tracking

In their most recent drone firmware updates, DJI has started to ‘enable’ features for the remote identification system which functions as an “electronic license plate”, allowing regular and professional pilots to provide flight information, if they choose. Continue reading DJI Introduce Drone Firmware Updates For AeroScope ‘Remote Identification’ Tracking

CNN Granted Part 107 Waiver By FAA To Utilise Unfinished ‘Snap’ Drone

The FAA has surprised many by granting a ‘107 waiver’ to CNN allowing the media organisation to fly a named drone above the heads of the general public. The shock however is more the choice of drone, an 18-month late, unfinished, pre-order drone called ‘Snap’. Continue reading CNN Granted Part 107 Waiver By FAA To Utilise Unfinished ‘Snap’ Drone

Casey Neistat Finally Under Investigation By FAA For Illegal Drone Flights

In his latest YouTube blog, Casey Neistat suggests that he is under investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), due to his illegal drone-related exploits within the airspace of New York, but the FAA have not yet commented officially to confirm the claim.

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FAA Embarrassed By Reversal Of Drone Registration Policy

In 2015 the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), responsible for policing the American airspace, introduced a policy demanding that all drone pilots register their individual aircraft. Following a court ruling this last week, the policy has been officially reversed. Continue reading FAA Embarrassed By Reversal Of Drone Registration Policy

Are drones dangerous or are the public falling for media paranoia?

Drones are now affordable and as a consequence they’re everywhere, but are they truly a risk, are they dangerous, or are we falling for media hysteria? Continue reading Are drones dangerous or are the public falling for media paranoia?