TheStreet (June 3, 2014) The FAA is reviewing a request by seven film and television companies to use drones when filming. The companies hope to use drones to achieve creative aerial shots, but they also can be less ... watch video
TheStreet (June 25, 2014) Amazon's hopes of launching "Prime Air" were put on hold this week by the Federal Aviation Administration. On Monday, the FAA published a document addressing the operation of model airplanes. Buried ... watch video
Newsy (Mar. 19, 2015) Amazon's ambitious Prime Air drone delivery service took another step forward Thursday, after the FAA gave the company permission to test its drones.
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Reuters - Business Video Online (Sep. 25, 2014) The FAA plans to let seven movie and TV companies use drones for filming. It would reportedly mark the first time commercial drones are used in populated areas. Fred Katayama reports.
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AP (Mar. 17, 2014) As commercial drones take off around the globe, they are grounded in the US for now by the government. FAA officials say rules to address the safety challenges with unmanned aircraft need to be in ... watch video
Newsy (Sep. 26, 2014) The Federal Aviation Administration says choice production companies can fly unmanned drones without an FAA certificate as long as they play it safe.
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TheStreet (June 5, 2014) Amazon announced it will launch a new product on June 18th in Seattle. The online retail giant teased the market with a Twitter photo of a shiny black device with the Amazon logo. A launch video ... watch video
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