The new rule covers all unmanned aircraft weighing more than 0.55 pounds. And yes, this applies to the drone you're getting for Christmas.
If the FAA accepts the task force recommendations, registration will be mandatory prior to the operation of any UAS weighing more than half a pound.
The US Federal Aviation Administration, which just missed a deadline to set rules governing commercial use of unmanned aircraft, says a company that's used drones for 27 years has violated its regulations.
The FAA has proposed new regulations for commercial drones, Sony's smart glasses will be available soon for developers and new rumors surface about the Apple Watch. CNET's Dan Graziano sums up the news in under 3 minutes.
Don't expect a delivery drone to drop off your packages anytime soon. The FAA has proposed new regulations for commercial drones that will cause major hurdles for Amazon's drone-delivery service.
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The US regulator announces tests of unmanned aircraft flying farther away from pilots than proposed regulations permit.
The e-commerce giant says the permit it was just granted is for an aerial vehicle that is already obsolete.
Certificate allows the Internet retail giant to conduct research, development and crew training for its Prime Air delivery drones.
The US government agency's suggested regulations won't let Amazon deliver packages, but they generally make it very easy for businesses to use drones.