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Tag: Drone law

Drone Registration Requirement Now Mandatory!

January 18, 2018 Drone Law, News & Announcements Drone Blog, Drone law

DJI Drone Law

Drones, or Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS) are regulated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The FAA originally required that all sUAS pilots, whether flying as a hobbyist, or commercially, must register drones before they are flown in U.S. airspace. A U.S. district court struck down this requirement for any drone that is flown as a “model aircraft” in Taylor …

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Flying a Large Drone (over 55 pounds)

December 2, 2017 Drone Law Drone law, Drone Regulations

UAS Drone Arrests

Note: We have been contacted by readers that this article incorrectly states the registration requirement is mandatory. The phrase has been clarified within the article, but this was not what the article was stating, nor is it entirely correct. FAA registration of a UAS IS mandatary unless you qualify as a model aircraft, the Taylor decision this summer ruled that …

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Using a Drone to Make Money

October 30, 2017 Drone Law Drone law

Business Drone

Using a Drone for Commercial Purposes Drones, or Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS) are able to take photographs and high definition video. Some are able to be outfitted with sensors and radar that can reconstruct a scene below for simulation or testing purposes. The current uses for sUASs are just the tip of the iceberg, and more innovative and profitable …

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I Just Bought a Drone, What’s Next?

October 19, 2017 Criminal Defense, Drone Law Drone law


Congratulations! The world of drones is exciting, but the legal requirements to use them can be rough to navigate. First, you want to get that thing off the ground! Depending on the model there may be different safety requirements, make sure you read the owner’s manual and understand how to avoid any safety issues. One optional precaution is to purchase …

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