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Press Release: FAA – Wildfires and Drones Don’t Mix

Washington – Responding to recent incidents in which unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), also known as “drones,” interfered with manned aircraft involved in wildland firefighting operations, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is supporting the U.S. Department of … Continue reading

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Video Clip – Comments on Proposed New FAA Regulations

 Local KTUU News Video Clip on Unmanned Aerial Systems Regulations Released Feb 15, 2015. Alaska’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems Legislative Task Force members Steve Wackowski Tulugaq, Operations Manager and Steve Colligan, Alaska Academy of Model Aeronautics Representative and President of local … Continue reading

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Link: Proposed FAA Regulations for the Operation and Certification of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems

You may find a 195 page *.pdf file of these proposed regulations both locally and on the FAA’s website.

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Press Release: ADOT&PF Reminds Personal Drone Operators to Follow Safety Guidelines

ADOT&PF Reminds Personal Drone Operators to Follow Safety Guidelines For Immediate Release: February 10, 2015 Contact: Linda Bustamante, 907-266-2596, Linda.Bustamante@alaska.gov (ANCHORAGE, Alaska) – Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), or drones, are a popular topic right now. Because these devices are inexpensive … Continue reading

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Press Release: DOT and FAA Propose New Rules for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems

DOT and FAA Propose New Rules for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems – Regulations will facilitate integration of small UAS into U.S. aviation system WASHINGTON – The Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration today proposed a framework of regulations that would … Continue reading

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