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FAA opens the door for moviemaking drones

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.

By September 25, 2014

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Amazon asks FAA to let it ramp up drone development

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.

By July 10, 2014

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FAA approves first commercial use of drones over land

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.

By June 10, 2014

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FAA may let some movie studios use drones for filming

Loosening its rules against commercial drone use, the agency considers allowing several studios to fly unmanned aircrafts.

By June 2, 2014

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Plane almost hit drone in midair, says FAA

In the skies over Florida, the FAA says, a US Airways flight, just 2,300 feet from the ground, narrowly avoids a drone.

By May 10, 2014

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When will your favorite airline take advantage of the FAA's rule change?

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.

By October 31, 2013

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FAA deems 787 Dreamliner safe despite years of problems

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.

By March 19, 2014

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FAA bans pilots' personal use of electronic devices in cockpit

New rule prohibits non-essential use of laptops, cell phones, and other electronic devices to prevent crew member distraction during flights.

By February 11, 2014

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NOOOO!! WHY? Beer-delivering drone grounded by FAA

A Wisconsin brewery gets slapped by the Federal Aviation Administration after delivering beer to ice fishermen via a method that's currently illegal.

By January 30, 2014

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FAA picks six projects to tackle drone technology development

The US government picked several projects designed to get a grip on unmanned aerial vehicle safety, communication, navigation, air traffic control, and more.

By December 30, 2013