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.
The long-awaited rules for unmanned aircraft could open the door for much more regular use of the devices. However, delivery drones don't fit in the new proposed regulations.
The US regulator grants another exemption to its ban on commercial drone use -- this time to oil refineries for monitoring flare stacks.
A team of commercial drone developers are creating a drone whose sole purpose is to seek, intercept and destroy other drones.
It's easier than ever to get your hands on a ready-to-fly quadcopter to send buzzing around the skies. But there are definitely some guidelines you'll want to follow before taking off.
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.
Agency seeks partners for a multi-year project to develop a protocol the FAA can implement for the safe commercial use of drones in the U.S.
FAA releases guidelines that explain when hobbyists can fly drones legally. Amazon says rules won't ground drone delivery fleet.
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.