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Highlights from February Drone Advisory Committee Meeting

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and drone community leaders met in Washington, D.C.on February 27th. to continue an important dialogue on drone integration topics. The Drone Advisory Committee (DAC) reviewed a lot of key drone information and discussed specific DAC taskings such as: Tasking #5: Facility Maps Tasking #6: Beyond

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Swiss Post Up & Flying (Again)

The Swiss Post delivery system has resumed after being suspended in August 2019 for two drone crashes. After a review by an independent board of experienced aviation specialists, Michel Guillaume, one of the members of the review board, said, “Swiss Post and Matternet [the U.S. company that maintains the fleet]

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DJI Is Reviewing FAA Proposal To Identify Drones In American Skies

FAA Rule For Remote Identification Intends To Bolster Safety, Security And Accountability DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, is reviewing today’s proposed rule from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to remotely identify drones in American skies. The FAA proposal outlines its own approach to

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US Interior Department grounds Chinese-made drones

Washington (AFP) Nov 1, 2019 –

The US Department of the Interior has grounded its fleet of Chinese-made drones as it conducts a review of the program.

Nick Goodwin, an Interior Department spokesman, did not provide a reason for the decision but it comes amid US security concerns over Chinese electronics.


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Department of Interior grounds Chinese drones

A developing story with far-reaching implications. Appearing across multiple outlets the DOI seems to have grounded all Chinese RPAS in its care. Department of the Interior spokesperson Melissa Brown issued the following statement. “Secretary Bernhardt is reviewing the Department of the Interior’s drone program. Until this review is completed, the

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