Amazon given green light for U.S. drone tests, inches toward 'Prime Air' delivery

The Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday granted Amazon permission to conduct experimental unmanned aircraft operations in U.S. airspace, marking a significant step forward in the company’s plans to roll out a drone delivery service.



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Amazon drone delivery plan given hope as NASA progresses with air traffic control system

When the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in February rolled out its proposed list of regulations for the commercial use of drones, many companies, Amazon among them, were left feeling disappointed.

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Proposed FAA rules would restrict private drone use, potentially nix Amazon drone deliveries

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has proposed a set of rules that would restrict the use of drones in the sky, placing new qualifications on private enthusiasts and seemingly striking a serious blow to Amazon’s airborne delivery plans.



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More commercial drones set for takeoff as FAA grants new exemptions

The Federal Aviation Administration has opened the door to more commercial drone use, granting eight regulatory exemptions to firms working in film and television production, aerial photography, and industrial inspection.

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FAA makes Sunday’s Super Bowl a ‘no drone zone’

You know drones are getting popular when the Federal Aviation Administration has to ban them from the Super Bowl. That’s right, folks, if you’ve got a ticket for the big game on Sunday and were planning on taking your DJI

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3 cool new military helicopters, plus an amped up Apache

2014 was a year that yielded many of advances in military aviation. Here is a look back at the public debut of three exciting new helicopters as well as the U.S. Army’s reveal of breakthrough tech for a tried and true favorite, the Apache.

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