Daily Tech News Show discusses the FAA Model Aircraft rules


Darren Kitchen is on the show to chat about the immediate chilling effect of the Aereo decision on Dish, the new Aaron Swarz documentary, and more FAA befuddlement about drones. Plus Len Peralta is here to illustrate the show live!

Remember the FAA rules that singled-out Amazon by forbidding free shipping by model aircraft? Well Hackaday points out that same document essentially bans any First-Person View model aircraft from operation when out of the line of sight of the operator. Think camera + drone + oculus rift. The interpretation ignores safety rules set forth by the Academy of Model Aeronautics regarding First Person View flight. The proposed FAA rules are not yet in effect, and the FAA is seeking public comment on these rules at regulations.gov.

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