FAA approved 76 waivers to the new regulations for small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) operating commercially on just the first morning the agency’s small UAV rule, or Part 107, was in effect. The waivers allow operators of commercial UAVs weighing less than 55 lbs. to operate beyond the restrictions of the regulations that went into effect Aug. 29, and demonstrate FAA’s willingness to be flexible with the new rule, FAA administrator Michael Huerta said. Part 107 ...

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