FAA Can Make All #Drone Flights Illegal, Federal Court Rules #droneday

​The decision, by the National Transportation Safety Board, determined that the FAA’s existing “aircraft” regulations can apply to model aircraft, drones, and remote controlled aircraft, which is perhaps the most restrictive possible outcome for drone pilots in a legal saga that has dragged on for more than a year.

via: motherboard.vice.com

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1 Comment

  1. Same is happening here in the UK. The media are running ‘scare’ stories to help to push public opinion. They had one daft story saying that drones are used by peeping toms.
    Was going to buy one, having second thoughts. Worried that’ll be branded a criminal.

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