TAG: drone regulations

DataCapable’s Paul Beckwith on commercial drone regulations

April 20, 2016By

Paul Beckwith of DataCapable describes the company’s open data products for emergency response, using nontraditional data sources such as social media and weather. read more

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FAA Unmanned Aircraft Manager to Speak at MAPPS Conference

April 3, 2015By

Jim Williams, manager for the Federal Aviation Administration’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) office, will be the keynote speaker at the MAPPS National Surveying, Mapping and Geospatial Conference, scheduled for April 13-16 in Crystal City (Arlington),Va. Williams will speak at a luncheon on April 14. He’ll address the recently published notice of proposed rulemaking issued by his office in FAA, including regulations and... read more

FAA Warns Drone Hobbyist and YouTuber

March 19, 2015By

So, you know it’s illegal to fly drones in the United States for commercial purposes unless you have a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) exemption and Certificate of Authorization and Waiver (CoA), right? That means you can’t fly drones if it’s related to business, no matter if you charge a fee or not. But, you can fly drones in the United... read more