The proposal arrives as companies such as Amazon continue to develop a drone delivery system and smaller businesses, in industries like filmmaking and real estate, hope to give their projects an aerial view.
Some in the aviation community are calling for tighter laws and regulations after a potentially hazardous event was avoided at LAX involving a commercial flight and a drone.
The plane was making its final descent into the Los Angeles airport Sunday when the pilot reported the close call, according to audio obtained by NBC News.
Police in a Mexican border city said Wednesday that a drone overloaded with illicit methamphetamine crashed into a supermarket parking lot.
The FAA is expected to announce Thursday that it is granting permits to seven movie and television production companies to fly drones, an important step toward greater use of the technology by commercial operators.
Community activists opposed to the use of drone technology by law enforcement in Los Angeles and across the state of California were expected to rally Monday at City Hall.
State lawmakers Wednesday passed a bill that would protect privacy rights of Californians establishing basic restrictions on the government use of unmanned aerial systems, also known as “drones”.
Larger-than-life-sized Disney characters could one day take to the skies over the Happiest Place On Earth using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).
Community activists Thursday held a rally at City Hall against the recent acquisition of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) – or drones – by the Los Angeles Police Department.
A hearing was held Friday to examine the legal and policy implications of expanded drone use in the state of California.
The FAA has granted a Southern California company the first permission for commercial drone flights over land.
Chief Charlie Beck says police could soon begin using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) during manhunts, standoffs and other “tactical events”.
County officials from Southern California voiced disappointment after the FAA announced Monday the selection of nine states to host research sites for drone testing.
A Navy guided missile cruiser hit by a malfunctioning drone during a training exercise is back in San Diego, where investigators will assess the damage and determine what went wrong.
California would take its first steps to protect the public from the increased use of unmanned aircraft under a bill approved by the state Senate.