Tag: UAS

Model Aviation contributor Terry Dunn published his insight concerning registration on tested.com

AMA Member Terry Dunn’s wrote an article for tested.com titled “What You Should Know about FAA’s Plans for Drone Registration.” Terry spent 15 years as an engineer at the Johnson Space Center. He is now a freelance writer living in Lubbock, Texas. While Terry is an AMA member and active […]

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Wiley Rein: FAA Grounding Commercial UAS on Websites, YouTube

R. Michael Senkowski, Anna M. Gomez, Kathleen A. Kirby, Katy M. Ross and Sara Luxenberg*  March 27, 2015  The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has recently stepped up enforcement efforts against Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) operators engaged in unauthorized “commercial” operations. The FAA’s current regulatory scheme permits hobby and recreational use of UAS but requires commercial […]

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Special message from Academy of Model Aeronautics President Bob Brown: We stand for education, not regulation

By now nearly everyone is aware of the incident that occurred on Monday, January 26, 2015, involving a multirotor landing on the White House lawn. The incident occurred at 3 a.m. and involved a government employee who had been drinking. The incident resulted in reaction from many, including President Obama, […]

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