New Regulations In Effect For Small, Commercial DronesThe new rules for small business drone use take effect today. Before now commercial drone operators had to go through the lengthy process of getting a waiver from the federal government to operate.
FAA To Require Drone Registration, Says Operators Are "Aviators"Owners of many small drones and model airplanes will have to register them with the government.
Testing Of Drones In South Texas Expanded To Border, ForestsA South Texas university's drone research has been expanded to include air traffic, border oversight and fire prevention.
Texas Search Group Says It Will Resume Drone Use A Texas-based group involved in searches for missing persons around the nation said it will resume using drones in its work after a federal appeals court ruled on Friday that a warning the group received to stop using them didn't have any legal consequences.
Texas Search Group Sues FAA Over Drone Use A Texas-based group involved in searches for missing persons around the nation has filed a lawsuit asking a federal court to set aside an order prohibiting the nonprofit organization from employing drones in its work.
Texas Drone Research Center Conducting Tests The next big thing in American aviation sounds and looks like an oversized leaf blower with wings and a tail, has duct tape keeping some of its pieces in place and must be carried to a catapult that sends it into flight.
Drones Flying For Everyone From Military & Police To Home InspectorsThey’re already flying missions for the military and police. Though nowadays unmanned aerial vehicles are just as likely to be flown by your new next door neighbor, eager to move into their new home.
Arlington Testing Unmanned Helicopters For Crime FightingWeighing just over 10 pounds, the small remote controlled helicopter looks like a toy, but the Arlington Police Department has some serious plans for it.