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FAA investigates illegal drone flight at Bengals Playoff game

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Faa Investigates Illegal Drone Flight At Bengals Playoff Game

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) confirmed that it is investigating the illegal drone flight during the Cincinnati Bengals playoff game against the Las Vegas Raiders last Saturday. Flying drones in and around NFL stadiums that seat 30,000 people or more is prohibited by law beginning one hour before and ending one hour after the scheduled time, according to the drone regulations set by...

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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...

FAA grounds FOX News drone documenting illegal immigrants

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Faa Grounds Fox News Drone Documenting Illegal Immigrants

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a Temporary Flight Restriction (TFR) over the city of Del Rio, TX for “special security reasons.” The TFR grounded a FOX News drone that was used to document the more than 10,000 illegal immigrants that are waiting for asylum under the Del Rio International Bridge. Updated: The FAA released a statement on 9/17 saying that FOXNews had...

Switzerland establishes the world’s first Remote ID network for drones

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Switzerland Establishes The World'S First Remote Id Network For Drones

In Switzerland, the world’s first Remote ID network for drones just went live. The technology, dubbed Network Remote Identification (NET-RID), may be used to communicate information on drone flights and operators with aviation authorities, law enforcement, other airspace users, and the general public. Switzerland has taken a major step toward the implementation of U-space with the...

FAA: Embraer 175 did not collide with drone, but with party balloon

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Faa: Embraer 175 Did Not Collide With Drone, But With Party Balloon

Contrary to previous reports, an Embraer 175 that took off from Chicago O’Hare Airport last week did not collide with a drone, but with a party balloon. This is reported by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) after an investigation. A sound fragment in which the pilot claims to have hit a drone was picked up worldwide by the media and caused a lot of unrest in aviation circles.