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Amazon and other companies face key technology and regulatory hurdles before drone delivery is possible

Drone Drop-Offs at Your Door Won't Happen until the FAA Delivers

Amazon and other companies face key technology and regulatory hurdles before drone delivery is possible

The Federal Aviation Administration approved the largest ever fleet of commercial drones owned by a company called Measure.

FAA approves fleet of 324 commercial drones

The Federal Aviation Administration approved the largest ever fleet of commercial drones owned by a company called Measure.

The Federal Aviation Administration plans to move away from its own data centers and toward cloud services. Last week, the FAA signed a deal with..

The FAA Starts Moving To The Cloud – TechCrunch

The Federal Aviation Administration plans to move away from its own data centers and toward cloud services. Last week, the FAA signed a deal with Computer Science Corp. (CSC) to help it migrate its data and systems to a hybrid cloud environment that will include Amazon Web Service, Microsoft Azure, and “other strategic business partners.” The current […]

FAA Approves In-Flight Internet That Might Not Suck

FAA Approves In-Flight Internet That Might Not Suck

Slow internet is the worst possible kind of internet, as anyone who’s sold kidneys to use in-flight Wi-Fi can probably attest. GoGo, the biggest player in the airborne Wi-Fi game, has been promising faster speeds since 2013; thanks to a FAA decision, the company is now one step closer to coming through.

The Secret Service and Coast Guard investigated after a drone flew too close to where President Obama played golf in Palm City earlier this year.

FAA: Drone over Obama in South Florida had Secret Service on alert

The Secret Service and Coast Guard investigated after a drone flew too close to where President Obama played golf in Palm City earlier this year.

Watch the first FAA-approved delivery drone drop medicine down to rural Virginians

Watch the first FAA-approved delivery drone drop medicine down to rural Virginians

On Friday of last week, the world of drones had a historic first when a unit operated by Flirtey picked up medical supplies from a regional airport in Virginia and flew them over rough, rural...

'Flying Gun' drone investigated by FAA after engineering student's YouTube video goes viral - Washington Times

Flying Gun

Homemade multirotor with a semiautomatic handgun mounted on it. Note: The length from the muzzle to the rear of the frame is over 26". For any licensing requ...

1974 Federal Aviation Administration Los Angeles, CA. DMJM

Los Angeles California Architectural Photography - Wayne Thom Photographer - Projects :: 1974 Federal Aviation Administration Los Angeles, CA. DMJM :: 7401_0693_16_Federal_Aviation_Administration

Federal Aviation Administration official says US drone rule to be finalized in a year - The Economic Times

Federal Aviation Administration official says US drone rule to be finalized in a year

The timeline would allow for drone operators to get off months earlier than forecasts that had anticipated final regulations by the end of 2016 or the beginning of 2017.

Federal Aviation Administration to examine airport towers

Federal Aviation Administration to examine airport towers

A lightning strike on a Baltimore control tower, which also injured an air traffic controller, is prompting the Federal Aviation Administration to examine hundreds of the buildings nationwide.