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Monday, May 21, 2018

Recreational Drones Will Need To Be Registered, FAA Says

The Federal Aviation Administration announced Monday that recreational pilots and hobbyists must register all drones weighing between 0.55 pounds and 55 pounds.

December 15, 2015

California’s Air Tanker Fleet Grounded After Deadly Yosemite Crash

An aircraft being used to fight fires in Yosemite crashed on Tuesday, killing one.

October 8, 2014

‘Near Midair Collision’ At Newark Airport Recounted By NTSB

By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times Two aircraft, one landing and the other taking off, came within just hundreds of yards of colliding with each other at New Jersey’s Newark Liberty Airport last month, according to a preliminary federal report that describes a far more dire picture of the incident than had been thought. The National […]

May 20, 2014

Drones Now Doing Business In The Skies Above You

By Tony Bizjak, The Sacramento Bee Drones, once known as weapons of war, are undergoing a dramatic makeover as a hot new business tool in the sky. But, as with unmanned military craft, domestic drones are prompting concerns over safety and privacy. No agency tracks how many drones are now buzzing overhead. But it’s likely hundreds […]

March 7, 2014