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New FAA proposal would let drones fly over people and at night without a waiver

5 monthes ago   |   By TechCrunch

Companies impatient to make drone deliveries a viable reality should have a win to celebrate soon. On Monday, Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao announced in a “ sneak preview ” that her department would move forward with plans to remove waiver requirements for two key drone operation circumstances: flying after dark and flying over populated areas.
“First, at long last, the Department is ready to issue for comment a proposed new rule that would allow drones to fly overnight and over people without waivers, if certain conditions are met,” Chao said.
Those conditions include the...
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U.S. proposes to allow drone operation at night, over people

5 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

The Trump administration on Monday proposed rules that would allow drones to operate over populated areas and end a requirement for special permits for night use, long-awaited actions that are expected to help speed commercial use of small unmanned aerial vehicles in the United States.
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U.S. proposes to allow expanded drones operation at night, over people

5 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

The Trump administration proposed on Monday rules that would allow drones to operate over populated areas and end a requirement for special permits for night use - long-awaited moves that are expected to help speed commercial use of small unmanned aerial vehicles in the United States.
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