World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday August 22, 2015
It was a fine summer day over the airport at Charlotte, North Carolina and a CRJ200 commuter jet was preparing to land when its pilots spotted something odd outside their cockpit window -- a drone.
Reuters | Thursday August 20, 2015
The Department of Homeland Security said it "works side-by-side with our interagency partners" to develop solutions to address the unlawful use of drones.
Associated Press | Monday August 10, 2015
Firefighting agencies have introduced public service announcements to warn drone hobbyists, while lawmakers are seeking stiffer penalties for interfering.
Reuters | Tuesday August 4, 2015
The breath samples provided scientists with DNA and hormone and bacteria measurements.
Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 22, 2015
"The FAA will investigate the operation of an unmanned aircraft system in a Connecticut park to determine if any Federal Aviation Regulations were violated."
World News | Reuters | Monday July 13, 2015
The United States is holding discussions with countries in North Africa about locating drones at a base there to heighten monitoring of Islamic State in Libya, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, citing a senior administration official.
Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 18, 2015
"If adopted as drafted, the rules would not establish a regulatory framework to permit Prime Air operations in the United States."
Reuters | Wednesday June 17, 2015
Amazon is also working with Nasa on a possible air traffic control system for drones.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 16, 2015
The United States deployed two F-15 fighter jets equipped with guided bombs, along with spotter drones, to try to kill one-eyed Islamist leader Mokhtar Belmokhtar.
World News | Reuters | Friday June 5, 2015
Vietnam is in talks with European and US contractors to buy fighter jets, maritime patrol planes and unarmed drones, sources said, as it looks to beef up its aerial defences in the face of China's growing assertiveness in disputed waters.
Reuters | Thursday May 7, 2015
The FAA has been under intense pressure from industry and Congress to allow beyond-line-of-sight operations.
Reuters | Friday April 17, 2015
Sixty-one of the 129 companies that received regulatory approval to use unmanned aircraft are using DJI drones.
Reuters | Friday April 10, 2015
The FAA granted Amazon's request to test delivery drones in a letter dated Wednesday, posted on the agency's website.
Reuters | Wednesday April 29, 2015
Amazon said the prototype had already become obsolete while it waited more than six months for the FAA's permission.
Reuters | Friday March 20, 2015
The FAA said on Thursday it issued an experimental airworthiness certificate to an Amazon business unit and its prototype drone.
Reuters | Monday March 9, 2015
For years the US FAA has dragged its feet, only last month issuing draft rules on who can fly drones, how and where.
Reuters | Wednesday March 4, 2015
FAA Administrator Michael Huerta said the agency could better address a backlog of 450 requests from companies.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday February 18, 2015
The US government on Tuesday unveiled new policies for exports of US military and commercial drones, including armed drones, and said it would work with other countries to shape international standards for use of unmanned military systems.
Associated Press | Monday February 16, 2015
Long-anticipated rules proposed Sunday will open an era in which small commercial unmanned aircraft perform routine tasks.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday February 16, 2015
US aviation regulators unveiled sweeping new guidelines on Sunday governing the use of small unmanned drones, proposing that the devices can only fly in daylight, must remain within users' sightlines and cannot fly near manned aircraft.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday January 22, 2015
Letting small drones fly for profit in US airspace would give a big lift to the development of unmanned aerial vehicles of all sizes, a Congressional committee heard Wednesday.
World News | Friday January 16, 2015
Ten US media organisations including the New York Times and Washington Post announced a coalition Thursday to test drones for news gathering in collaboration with Virginia Tech University.
India News | Reuters | Thursday January 15, 2015
The United States aims to secure agreements with India to start pilot projects for joint production of drones as well as equipment for transport planes in talks next week ahead of a visit by President Barack Obama, a US industry source said on Wednesday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday January 13, 2015
CNN said on Monday that it has reached agreement with US aviation regulators to test drones for news gathering in the US, the network said.