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Biden says no evidence of cyberattack in FAA outage that grounded flights

'We don't know what the cause of it is.'

On Jan 11, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

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Drone captures itself flying within feet of landing airplane

Penalties for unsafe flying could include up to a $250,000 fine.

On Feb 3, 2018 by Samantha Grasso

Portable screening device (laptop) at airport

Here’s why the FAA wants to ban laptops in luggage

It's all about fire safety.

On Oct 20, 2017 by Christina Bonnington

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Drone strikes power line, causes large blackout in California

Police are searching for the pilot.

On Jun 11, 2017 by Chris Tognotti

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New rules for commercial drone use may create a flood of new businesses

A flood of drone-based businesses may be coming.

On Jun 21, 2016 by AJ Dellinger

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Amazon faces $350,000 fine for shipping a dangerous product that injured nine UPS workers

This product injured nine UPS employees.

On Jun 14, 2016

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‘Truth and Power’ director Brian Knappenberger talks privacy, drones, and you

Brian's upcoming episode tackles the use of law enforcement and recreational drones.

On Mar 22, 2016 by Dell Cameron

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Libertarian tech group sues FAA over private drone registration

The issue lies with how quickly the government imposed the rules.

On Feb 18, 2016 by Dell Cameron

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FAA safety alert: Your batteries could cause ‘catastrophic hull loss’

They're looking into it.

On Feb 11, 2016

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Drone law experts say challenge to FAA registration rule is likely to succeed

A Maryland lawyer says the new rule violates a 2012 law. Experts agree.

On Jan 6, 2016 by Eric Geller

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FAA says drone owners’ addresses and names will be searchable in government database

Seems fair.

On Dec 19, 2015 by Mary Emily O'Hara

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You have to register your drone with the FAA by Feb. 19

The FAA's own task force recommended free registration, but the agency went a different direction.

On Dec 14, 2015 by Eric Geller

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U.S. senator wants to know how airlines protect their planes from hackers

Airplanes are the new cars—when it comes to cybersecurity issues, that is.

On Dec 2, 2015 by Eric Geller

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Task force tells FAA to include small drones in registration rules

The task force believes that very small drones can still do serious damage if they strike a person or plane.

On Nov 23, 2015 by Eric Geller

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Drone users will have to register with the U.S. government

Drones are moving out of the hands of the people.

On Oct 17, 2015 by Mary Emily O'Hara