Google Project Wing

Google Plans to Launch Drone Delivery in 2017

Google is aiming to launch a commercial drone delivery service in 2017. Reuters reports that David Vos, who head’s Google’s Project Wing and co-chairs a drone registry task force for the Federal Aviation Administration, announced Google’s plans at an air traffic control convention in Washington last week. He said the FAA is discussing setting up an air traffic control system that would use cellular and internet technology to manage unmanned aerial vehicles (a.ka. drones) flying at altitudes lower than 500 feet. Amazon proposed a similar system in July.
Drone vs Cow

The Wait for FAA Drone Safety Proposal

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has been slow to regulate the use of drones for commercial purposes, but a September 2015 deadline set by Congress in 2012 is approaching. To be fair, the FAA has been ... Read More...
NTSB Decides FAA Rules Apply to Drones | In Compliance Magazine

NTSB Decides FAA Rules Apply to Drones

The FAA appealed a March 2014 National Transportation Safety Board decision that FAA aircraft rules should not apply to unmanned aircraft.  In March 2014, a federal administrative judge dismissed a $10,000 ... Read More...