FAA PLANS NEW STEPS TO SPEED UP COMMERCIAL DRONE USE

THE RULE CHANGES ALSO WOULD BE A BOOST FOR COMPANIES THAT ALREADY HAVE EXEMPTIONS FROM THE COMMERCIAL DRONE BAN, SUCH AS CHEVRON CVX.

COMMERCIAL DRONE FLIGHTS ARE GENERALLY BANNED IN THE UNITED STATES, EXCEPT IN A SMALL NUMBER OF CASES WHERE THE FAA HAS GRANTED AN EXEMPTION.

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Commercial drone flights are generally banned in the United States, except in a small number of cases where the FAA has granted an exemption.
On Thursday, Amazon got FAA clearance to experiment with drones at an outdoor facility in Washington state under a different set of federal rules.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration plans to unveil new steps soon to make it easier for companies to use drone aircraft for specific business operations, according to people with knowledge of...

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