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How high can i fly my drone legally? About the 400 feet altitude limit

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How High Can I Fly My Drone Legally? About The 400 Feet Altitude Limit

One of the most commonly asked questions among drone pilots is, “How high can I fly my drone?” In this article, we will explain the drone regulations as outlined by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that determine how high you can legally fly your unmanned aircraft system (UAS) or drone. Generally speaking the maximum altitude limit for drones is set at 400 feet above-ground...

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Are we witnessing the collapse of drone registration?

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Are We Witnessing The Collapse Of Drone Registration?

We are in familiar territory once again as drones are sure to be a hot item as gifts this Christmas season. One can only expect that we’ll see an influx of new drone users take to the skies after the annual visit from Santa Claus. Five years ago, in 2015, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) determined that it would be incredibly important to require drones to be registered and rolled out a...

FAA fines Philadelphia drone pilot and Youtuber $184,500

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Faa Fines Philadelphia Drone Pilot And Youtuber $184,500

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has fined drone pilot Mikey from Philadelphia, better known as Youtube comedian PhillydroneLife, for $184,500 $182,004 in proposed civil penalties for the drone videos he live-streamed to Youtube. Yes, you read that correctly, $182,004 in fines. Update: An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated that the fines added up to $184,500. The exact...

Aerial highways, the future of drone deliveries? And, who should own them?

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Aerial Highways, The Future Of Drone Deliveries?

Will aerial highways become the way of the future when it comes to drone deliveries? The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has teamed up with Airspace Link, Inc., a Detroit-based provider of drone-flight authorization and management solutions, and the city of Ontario, Calif. to create aerial highways for deliveries by drone, and other unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) operations.