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.
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.
The US government picked several projects designed to get a grip on unmanned aerial vehicle safety, communication, navigation, air traffic control, and more.
While still far from giving a thumbs up to unmanned flying vehicles crowding the skies, the government agency recommends that some drones be allowed.
The Kindle Fire HD, the Kindle Fire HDX 7, and the regular Kindle are 15 percent off Monday following the FAA ruling expanding the use of electronic devices.