FAA has issued operating regulations for small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) used for routine commercial purposes, paving the way for widespread commercial drone operations in the US starting later this year. “The new rule, which takes effect in late August, offers safety regulations for unmanned aircraft drones weighing less than 55 lbs. that are conducting non-hobbyist operations,” FAA said in a statement. “The rule’s provisions are designed to minimize ...

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