Commercial Drone

FAA approves the first commercial drone

The Federal Aviation Administration approved the first commercial-grade drone for flight over land today, thus beginning the eventual reality where drones are about as common as helicopters and delivery trucks.

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Judge shoots down FAA drone fine

A federal judge decided Thursday that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) does not prohibit commercial droning. Could this be the beginning of a whole new phase in drone use?

The right of the people to keep and fly drones

As the use of unmanned aerial vehicles by governments increases — even by state and city governments — what does the future hold? Do individuals have a right to fly their own drones, too?

FCC relaxes restrictions on airline Internet access

The Federal Communications Commission released a new set of rules today aimed at making it easier for airline carriers to offer their passengers in-flight Internet access — and I don’t think I’m alone when saying it’s about freakin’ time.