The FAA's anticipated ruling is expected to impose a number of tough restrictions for operators such as requiring licenses and limiting flights to daylight hours.
Drones may not seem so unusual nowadays, but they're still generally illegal for US companies to use. The Federal Aviation Administration just opened the door a significant crack, though.
The company says its drones can now fly up to 50 miles per hour, and it wants to test them outside the federal government's current restrictions.
BP energy corporation and drone maker AeroVironment are given the OK to fly an unmanned Puma aircraft over Alaska to survey pipelines, roads, and equipment.
Loosening its rules against commercial drone use, the agency considers allowing several studios to fly unmanned aircrafts.
In the skies over Florida, the FAA says, a US Airways flight, just 2,300 feet from the ground, narrowly avoids a drone.
The FAA has relaxed rules on using electronics on airplanes. But that doesn't necessarily apply to your next flight. Here's a list of when each US airline plans to allow passengers to use gadgets during all phases of a flight -- updated as changes happen.
A joint review by the FAA and Boeing concludes that the next-generation airplane is safe and makes a series of recommendations that Boeing should follow going forward.
New rule prohibits non-essential use of laptops, cell phones, and other electronic devices to prevent crew member distraction during flights.
A Wisconsin brewery gets slapped by the Federal Aviation Administration after delivering beer to ice fishermen via a method that's currently illegal.