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There is a zen moment when you are flying a drone in the first-person perspective when the ground drops away and the…
The FAA is trying to crack down on consumer drones, but it’s on shaky legal ground. Three new lawsuits from business owners, universities and the Academy of Model Aeronautics highlight its tenuous position.
A nonprofit that uses lightweight unmanned aircraft to search for missing people will resume its aerial operations after a court ruling. Meanwhile, the FAA suffered another setback in its attempt to exert authority over drones.
The FAA fired a new warning shot at consumer drone users this week, but its argument looks like a fig leaf to cover up the fact that it still hasn’t passed real rules to cover unmanned aircraft. The agency should stop pretending and get on with its job.
Just as you would share a Glympse with friends of your location on the highway, you will soon be to share a Glympse of your flight’s position in the sky.
Finally! Now that the FAA over in the U.S. has greenlit the use of electronic devices during all flight stages, the same…
The move should at least partly put an end to the ritual where flight attendants have to nag passengers to put away their devices before take-off and right before landing.
Sick of staring at the seat in front of you during your flight’s takeoff and landing because all you have is a book on an e-reader? Well, the FAA is asking whether or not portable electronic devices might be okay to use during the entire flight.
Welcome news from Nick Bilton: the FAA finally is revisiting the policy that keeps Kindles, iPads and the like turned off during takeoffs an…
What if the restriction against cell phones on airlines were lifted?