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FAA For The First Time OKs Commercial Drone Flights Over Land

By W.J. Hennigan, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Marking a milestone for the industry, Monrovia, California, drone maker AeroVironment Inc. has announced a contract to use an unmanned aircraft to perform routine commercial services over land in compliance with Federal Aviation Administration regulations. The company’s small drone, called Puma AE, is now scouring BP […]

June 10, 2014

FAA Under Pressure To Allow Commercial Drones

By Daniel Rothberg, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — It seems like a perfect time to get into the drone business. With easy access to technology and patchy regulation, small commercial drones already have been used to film box-office hits and market expensive real estate. Internet retailer Amazon is testing its sixth generation of an unmanned […]

May 5, 2014