Drone Restrictions Lessen for News PurposesThe Federal Aviation Administration approved the commercial use of drones this week.
LAX Could Keep Inglewood Stadium Proposal GroundedThe FAA has expressed concerns that the stadium would be too close to the LA international airport.
Before You Give a Drone, Get The RulesOne new rule is that all drones over .55 pounds need to be registered with the FAA.
Drones Getting Lots of Attention in Stores This WeekendAt the Brentwood Best Buy drone sales come with a pamphlet that explains FAA guidelines and gives other recommendations.
FAA Looks to Set Drone Regulations for Public SafetyA Flight for Life spokesperson is calling on drone users to be more responsible on their own until FAA regulations are in place.
Insurance Company Drones Could Follow Next Big Storm In St. LouisLiberty Mutual plans to begin using drones to survey damage later this year.
Illinois State Police Launch Drone ProgramBut, agency isn't calling them drones, because they won't be used for surveillance.
State Farm Plans to Use Drones to Examine Insurance ClaimsFlying will be done by trained pilots, not the claims adjustors.
FAA Probing Plane's Emergency Illinois LandingThe Federal Aviation Administration is investigating why a small plane was forced to make an emergency landing in a southwestern Illinois soybean field.
White House Weighs-In On Ferguson Airspace BanThe White House said Monday a no-fly zone the U.S. government imposed over Ferguson, Missouri, for nearly two weeks in August should not have restricted helicopters for news organizations that wanted to operate in the area to cover violent protests there.
Police Chief Denies Seeking Media Flight Bans Over FergusonSt. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar said it was not a decision that originated with police.
AP Exclusive: Ferguson No-Fly Zone Aimed at MediaThe U.S. government agreed to a police request to restrict more than 37 square miles of airspace surrounding Ferguson, Missouri, for 12 days in August for safety, but audio recordings show that local authorities privately acknowledged the purpose was to keep away news helicopters during violent street protests.