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More Drones Are Now Registered With the Government Than Airplanes

14 hours agoTechnology : Yahoo: Tech

More drones are now registered with the federal government than piloted aircraft, marking a major milestone in aviation history. Over 325,000 people have registered their flying robots with the Federal Aviation Administration’s new drone registration system, FAA Administrator Michael Huerta said at a drone-related conference in Washington, D.C. Show More Summary

FAA: There Are Now More Drones Registered Than Piloted Aircraft

What’s that in the sky — is it a bird? A plane? No, it’s a swarm of drones, blacking out the sun as they rise as one to push other aircraft out of the sky. At least, that’s the vision we got after the Federal Aviation Administration announced that drone registrations have now outstripped registrations for piloted aircraft. From small …

The Government Will Use "Deadly Force" Against Drones That Fly Near The Super Bowl

2 days agoNews : Reason

The Super Bowl is a "no-drone zone," according to a new video from the Federal Aviation Administration: Download Video as MP4 The zone encompasses a huge, 36-mile radius around the stadium, and the government appears ready to shoot down...Show More Summary

‘Mr Isaac Stern may hold his violin on his lap during takeoffs and landings’

In January 1968, Isaac Stern had some difficulty taking his violin onto a United Airlines flight. On returning home, Isaac called his lawyer, who fired off letters to United and to the Federal Aviation Administration.   The replies, shown to us by Tarisio, the instrument auction house, effectively gave Isaac a passports to carry his […]

Air Traffic Control: Bipartisan Reform in 2016?

Chris Edwards With the Federal Aviation Administration’s authorization expiring in March, aviation experts are urging Congress to overhaul our air traffic control (ATC) system. The system suffers from uncertain funding, is bogged down...Show More Summary

The FAA Will Shoot Down Your Drone If You Fly It Near The Super Bowl

The "no-drone-zone" extends for 32 miles, warns the agency in this amazing new video. The Federal Aviation Administration isn't messing around when it comes to drones and the Super Bowl. The agency has put out a slick PSA declaring that Levi's Stadium is a "no-drone-zone" during Super Bowl 50. Read Full Story

FAA declares much of SF a ‘no drone zone’ for Super Bowl, says it could shoot down invasive drones

If you live anywhere near Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California, you might want to think twice before taking your drone for a flight this weekend. That’s because the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced that the stadium and a radius upwards to 36 miles has been declared a ‘no drone zone’ and could very [...]Show More Summary

32-mile-wide 'No Drone Zone' surrounds Super Bowl 50 site on Sunday

6 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Outside of passes from two of the NFL’s biggest playmakers, not much else should be flying around Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara on Superbowl Sunday, the Federal Aviation Administration said. Starting at 2 p.m. and lasting until 11:59 p.m. Sunday, the FAA has issued a temporary flight restriction...

Fly Your Drone Near The Super Bowl And Watch It Get Shot Down

The Super Bowl is only days away and millions of football fans will be descending on the Bay Area to celebrate, but the FAA wants to make sure drones aren’t part of the festivities. The Federal Aviation Administration has declared the airspace above Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara to be a no fly zone and... Show More Summary

Air Traffic Control: Ripe for Reform

Chris Edwards Two decades ago, the Clinton administration proposed restructuring our air traffic control (ATC) system. The idea was to create a self-funded outfit separate from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The problem was...Show More Summary

FAA: Don’t Even Think About Bringing Your Drone To The Super Bowl

If you’re packing for the Super Bowl with an eye on getting a bird’s-eye-view of the big game with a remote-controlled aircraft, you can fill your luggage with extra socks instead: the Federal Aviation Administration is warning football fans against flying their drones around Levi’s Stadium on game day. The FAA says it’s putting temporary flight restrictions in place that …

B4UFLY: FAA’s app helps drone fliers stay legal on the go

Last January, during the 2016 International CES, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced the release of B4UFLY, its first mobile app designed to provide support for drone pilots. CommLead student Jacob Christensen put together...Show More Summary

Air Traffic Control Reform

In the 1990s, the Clinton administration proposed restructuring our air traffic control (ATC) system, creating a self-funded organization outside of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The idea went nowhere in Congress at the time. Since then, numerous countries have successfully privatized their ATC systems, including Britain and Canada. Show More Summary

Nearly 300,000 civilian drones registered in US in 30 days

Federal Aviation Administration recorded details of about 10,000 unmanned aerial vehicles a day after launching compulsory registration Nearly 300,000 drones have been registered in the US in the last 30 days.        

300,000 drone owners register with FAA

Nearly 300,000 drone owners have registered their aircraft with the U.S. government in the first month since the Federal Aviation Administration's online registration system went live. The FAA's registration rule, which took effect Dec. 21, 2015, applies to drones weighing between 0.55 pounds and...

Conductive concrete could keep roads safer in winter weather

Civil engineers are working with the Federal Aviation Administration to perfect the de-icing properties of concrete that can conduct electricity.

Almost 300,000 drone owners registered with FAA in first month

Following the institution of the new drone registration rule from the Federal Aviation Administration, nearly 300,000 individuals have registered small unmanned aircrafts since Dec. 21. “The registration numbers we’re seeing so far are...Show More Summary

Less than a third of holiday drones sold have been registered according to FAA

In December, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that all drone owners will have to register them by February 19th. Earlier this week, we even reminded you so that you didn’t miss out on getting your $5 registration fee reimbursed. Show More Summary

After 30 Days, The FAA Has Now Registered Almost 300K Drone Owners

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced that almost 300,000 drone owners have now used its online registration system. The site went live thirty days ago and until today, the FAA would refund the $5 registration fee. Show More Summary

Amazon Exec: Prime Air Drones Will Be “More Like Horses Than Cars”

Amazon isn’t ready to unleash its Prime Air drones into the skies just yet (and the Federal Aviation Administration isn’t ready to let it, either) but in the meantime, company executives don’t mind talking about their plans for Prime Air. Yahoo Tech has an interview with Paul Misener, Amazon’s vice president for global public policy, where he shares more about …

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